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Greenest City Scholar Angie Nicholas presents her project about waste diversion at special events

Archived - Sep 16Greenest City Scholars Program reaches 5th year

Over five years, the Greenest City Scholars Program has connected 59 University of British Columbia (UBC) graduate students with the City to perform meaningful research on sustainability initiatives. Explore the projects from this year's scholars.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - Sep 15Local architecture and design celebrated at inaugural Vancouver Urban Design Awards

Ten projects representing the highest standards of architecture and urban design are the recipients of the first-ever City of Vancouver Urban Design Awards.

Roof of building under construction

Archived - Sep 15Building bylaw information session for contractors and developers

The next information session on the new 2015 Vancouver Building Bylaw as it relates to one- and two-family building permit applications is September 16. Learn about the session topics and sign up.

Hollow Tree

Archived - Sep 12Statement from Park Board Chair on Hollow Tree fire

There were two suspicious fires overnight at the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Sep 12City disappointed in CP Rail’s refusal to make a reasonable deal

Talks with CP Rail regarding the Arbutus Corridor have broken off. We will continue to advocate for citizens’ interests along the corridor, and will oppose the reactivation of cargo trains along the corridor.

Kitchen container and Green Bin

Archived - Sep 12Expanded Green Bin Program marks its second anniversary

As we mark the two-year anniversary of the City's expanded Green Bin Program for recycling food scraps, we observe less garbage going to the landfill and more collection of organics. We continue to prepare for the 2015 region-wide landfill disposal ban of all food scraps.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Sep 112014 Vancouver Book Award finalists announced

Five books that reflect Vancouver’s unique character, culture and history have been selected as finalists for the 2014 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Skimboarders

Archived - Sep 10Skimboarding camps extended through September

For the first time ever, the Vancouver Park Board is offering flatland skimboarding camps during the month of September, though the West Point Grey Community Centre.

Youth group

Archived - Sep 10Mayor’s Task Force on Mental Health and Addictions releases first report

The Mayor’s Task Force on Mental Health and Addictions released its first report today, outlining 23 priority actions to improve the health and housing needs of Vancouver residents living with mental health issues and addictions.

Orpheum Theatre

Archived - Sep 09Volunteers needed for the first ever Doors Open Vancouver

Volunteer to participate in the inaugural Doors Open Vancouver, a one-day event that will allow the public a behind-the-scenes look at popular and iconic Vancouver buildings on Saturday, October 4.

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