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May 04Fifteen overdose deaths in the last week of April

Fifteen overdose deaths were reported in the last week of April, making it the second highest on record for 2017.

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May 02Celebrate our Fine-Feathered Friends at Vancouver Bird Week 2017

Vancouver Bird Week – May 6 to 13 – celebrates the beauty, diversity and ecological importance of Vancouver’s bird population at more than three dozen events.

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May 02New actions support the City's goal to protect Vancouver's waterways

Today, Council approved new actions to strengthen the protection of, and reduce contamination in Vancouver's surrounding waters.

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Apr 29City response to BC Liberal statement on natural gas

The City wishes to clarify that it is not banning the use of natural gas in Vancouver.

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Apr 28Vote for Vancouver's permanent official City Bird

Vote online or in-person for one of our local birds from April 28 to May 14: Anna's Hummingbird, Spotted Towhee, Northern Flicker, and the Varied Thrush.

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Apr 2729% increase in overdose response calls from last week

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 169 overdose response calls for the week of April 17, a 29% increase from the previous week.

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Apr 27Park Board supports Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre

We will keep working with Aquarium staff to support a thriving rescue program while we change our bylaw to ban live cetaceans in our parks.

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Apr 26Annual litter cleanup campaign - Keep Vancouver Spectacular - kicks-off Saturday, April 29

Starting April 29, hundreds of volunteers will join us to kick-off spring cleaning for our year-long litter cleanup program: Keep Vancouver Spectacular.

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Apr 26Canada 150+ signature events revealed

We're announcing our Canada 150+ signature events for you to experience Indigenous culture throughout Vancouver this year.

The James Residence at 587 West King Edward Avenue received a 2017 Vancouver Heritage Award for the high degree of retention and thoughtful restoration of the one-of-a-kind and beloved city landmark

Apr 25Vancouver Heritage Award winners represent excellence in preservation projects

Find out the projects and accomplishments were awarded for promoting heritage conservation, public education, advocacy, and awareness in Vancouver.

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