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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.

Children and childcare feature

Archived - Sep 02Daycamps at community centres fill up quickly as teachers' strike continues

Vancouver Park Board and local community centre associations have almost doubled the number of day camps and special programs for children during the BC Teachers’ strike.

Contact Creekside Community Centre

Archived - Aug 28Vancouver community centres offer programming as teachers’ strike threatens to continue

Vancouver Park Board community centres are responding to the BC Teachers’ Federation summer-long strike that threatens to continue into the fall.

Cycling in Vancouver

Archived - Aug 27Cycling routes see record usage

Cycling routes and separated bike lanes have seen record numbers throughout the month of July.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Aug 27Track work suspended for talks between City and CP Rail

City senior officials and CP Rail have agreed to meet to discuss the future of the Arbutus Corridor.

Pedestrians and bus near English Bay

Archived - Aug 25New wayfinding increases likelihood of walking

To help make finding a walking route in Vancouver even easier, 210 map stands will be updated or installed, starting in the downtown core this September. Additional maps will be installed around the city throughout the fall.

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