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May 15Even with a rainy spring, water restrictions key to preserving drinking water through the summer

Metro Vancouver’s annual watering restrictions take effect May 15 to ensure our treated drinking water is preserved through the summer.

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May 12First week of May sees 168 overdose response calls to VFRS

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 168 overdose response calls for the first week of May.

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May 12A new Playbook: Park Board launches VanPlay to imagine the future of parks and recreation

The Park Board today launched VanPlay, a year-long public conversation on the future of Vancouver’s parks and recreation system.

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May 10Park Board releases draft amendments to Park Control bylaw governing cetaceans

The Park Board has released a report outlining draft amendments to bylaws governing importation and display of live cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium.

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May 08City releases Development Cost Levies audit report

We've released the results of our review of the Development Cost Levies waivers as well as the compliance audit report conducted by KPMG of that review.

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May 05City Hall closes at 4:00pm on provincial election day

​The Vancouver City Hall campus will close at 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 9 to allow City employees to vote in the provincial election.

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May 05Public invited to free day at Science World on May 7

To help kick off Emergency Preparedness Week, you are invited to a free day at Science World event on Sunday, May 7 from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

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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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