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Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

Archived - 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.

Aerial view of Southeast False Creek

Archived - 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.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - 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.

Black-capped Chickadee

Archived - 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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Archived - 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.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Archived - 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.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular volunteers

Archived - 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.

Challenger baseball field at Hillcrest Park

Archived - Apr 22Vancouver Park Board opens baseball field designed for children with disabilities

The wheelchair-accessible field at Hillcrest Park is western Canada's first Challenger baseball field for children with physical and cognitive challenges.

Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

Archived - Apr 20Nine suspected overdose deaths recorded last week in Vancouver

To date there have been 18 suspected overdose deaths in April. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 131 overdose response calls for the week of April 10.

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Archived - Apr 12City reflects on one year since declaration of public health emergency

Over 1,000 people across BC have died from drug overdoses since the fentanyl crisis began one year ago, with Vancouver hit the hardest.

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