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Archived - Jan 13Building permit values hit all-time record as Vancouver’s economic growth continues

The building permits we issued in 2015 hit a value of $3.2 billion, marking an all-time record in Vancouver’s growing economy.

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Archived - Jan 13Separate glass collection - New grey box introduces changes to how you sort recycling

Glass will be collected separate from plastic, metal, and paper containers in 2016. The grey box, a special container for recycling glass bottles and jars, will be delivered to homes throughout Vancouver beginning this January.

Archived - Jan 12Park Board approves 11 recommendations in response to Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Vancouver Park Board endorses 11 ambitious strategies to advance the historic work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Board programs and facilities.

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Archived - Jan 12City submits final arguments on Kinder Morgan pipeline to National Energy Board

In our final written submission to the National Energy Board (NEB), we have concluded that the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is not in the public interest. Find out more.

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Archived - Jan 05Park Board’s Festival of Lights at VanDusen enjoys most successful year ever!

Almost 110,000 people attended the Festival of Lights. The lights are on for two more weekends. Get the details.

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Archived - Dec 30Pledge your resolutions for a cleaner climate in 2016

In 2016, Vancouver garnered international attention for the work that residents, businesses and local government have done to move Vancouver towards becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020.

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Archived - Dec 23Waste less, celebrate more this holiday season

This season's festive events are often filled with food, decorations, parties and presents - all of which produce waste. This season, waste less, reuse and recycle to help keep holiday waste out of the landfill

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Archived - Dec 22Free public #VanWiFi access added to more locations

Free public #VanWiFi access is now available at 21 civic locations throughout Vancouver thanks to additional sites installed in the past two months.

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Archived - Dec 21Vancouver welcomes urban triathlon next summer

The Subaru 5150 Triathlon, the newest addition to the Canadian Championship circuit, takes place in Vancouver July 10, 2016.

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Archived - Dec 21Premier basketball rebounds in Vancouver

Basketball fans will have a chance to watch high-level play in their own backyard when two National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) tournaments hit Vancouver in 2017.

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