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Fraserview Golf Course garden

Archived - Sep 22Sustainably-grown vegetables harvested at Vancouver golf courses

Did you know that it's harvest time for the sustainably-grown vegetables from the gardens at Fraserview, Langara, and McCleery golf courses? Or that the Vancouver Park Board has approved about 180 new vegetable plots on park lands this year?

Culture Days September 25-27

Archived - Sep 19Have a cultural experience during Culture Days

Discover the talents of Vancouver’s cultural community in a wide variety of events at Culture Days 2014 from September 26 to 28.

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.

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