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New universal signage

Archived - Jan 09Park Board hosts Vancouver’s first trans-inclusive public swim on path to becoming world’s most-inclusive city

The Vancouver Park Board is hosting the first trans-inclusive public swim on Sunday, January 11 at Templeton Park Pool. It is the first in a series of Park Board initiatives to provide accessible parks and recreation for all.

Christmas tree ornament

Archived - Jan 02Keeping it green and giving back post-holiday season

Haven't gotten rid of your Christmas tree yet? You have until January 31 to set out your Christmas tree for collection with your Green Bin, or drop it off at the Landfill or Transfer Station at no charge.

Woman taking pictures in the garden

Archived - Dec 30Gardens, parklets, patios, and murals: street use innovations in 2014

The City of Vancouver continues to look for innovative uses for many of its streets, sidewalks, and public spaces as a tool to drive community engagement and identification.

Broughton Street block party

Archived - Dec 29Pop-ups, open doors, and block parties – looking back at public engagement in 2014

As part of the Mayor’s Engaged City Task Force report, there were three distinct initiatives that took place in 2014, all sharing the same goal of increasing engagement throughout the city: Pop-up City Hall, Doors Open Vancouver and block parties.

Vancouver Park Board lifeguards

Archived - Dec 24Take your lifesaving training to the next level!

The Vancouver Park Board’s 79th annual Lifeguard School, which provides lifeguard certification and recertification, begins January 8, 2014.

City staff proactively prepare for King Tide

Archived - Dec 19City staff proactively prepare for King Tide

In anticipation of high tides throughout the holiday season, City of Vancouver staff have taken a proactive approach to protect and prepare neighbourhoods from potential flooding.

Archived - Dec 18Keep fit during the holidays

All community centres, fitness centres, pools, rinks, and golf courses will be open throughout the holiday season, including many on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Artist work studio at West 6th Avenue and Fir Street

Archived - Dec 17City's Studio Awards provide affordable creative space for Vancouver artists

Find out the seven local artists who received the City of Vancouver's Artist Studio Award. The award provides artists with studio space or live-work space for reduced rent or free to develop creative practices.

Lost Lagoon

Archived - Dec 12Celebrate the holidays with Bright Nights Christmas Train, Festival of Lights, and more

Visit family-friendly holiday events and light displays at Vancouver's parks and gardens. Ride the Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park, check out the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Gardens, and enjoy festive light displays on the False Creek Seawall and at Lost Lagoon.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Dec 10City of Vancouver Statement

The City of Vancouver has accepted the resignation of Carli Edwards, Deputy Chief Building Official, following the review of a complaint received related to a breach of the City Building Bylaw.

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