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City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Apr 16City invites submissions for 2013 Book Award

Authors and publishers of books that contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character or the achievements of its residents are invited to submit entries for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Kitchen container and Green Bin

Archived - Apr 16Changes to your garbage and Green Bin pick-up service

If you live in a house or a duplex and receive garbage pick-up from the City, your collection schedule will change. Starting spring 2013, your Green Bin and recycling will be emptied every week, and your garbage bin every other week.

Artists of Ballet BC in Aniel.

Archived - Apr 10Vancouver City Council invests $7.45 Million in 165 arts and cultural organizations

Vancouver City Council today approved $7.45 million in cultural grants for 165 arts and cultural organizations including the City’s five major exhibiting Institutions, 93 operating organizations and 67 project organizations.

LINK performance photo

Archived - Mar 28LINK community dance 2013 showcase

Read the news about the 2013 Link Showcase, an annual performance and celebration of community dance in Vancouver, at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre Studio Theatre.

The Mayor's Arts Awards

Archived - Mar 20Recognizing the very best of Vancouver's arts and culture community

Recognize the very best of Vancouver's arts and culture community. Nominations for the 2013 Mayor's Arts Awards are now open. Each nomination requires three nominators, and the deadline for nominations is 10 a.m. Monday, April 15.

Andrew and Crystal Johns' gift

Archived - Mar 19City wins trio of prestigious Earth Hour awards

The City of Vancouver was named the Global Earth Hour Capital 2013, Canadian winner of a WWF Green City Challenge Award, and People’s Choice winner at the World Wildlife Fund awards.


Archived - Mar 18Join Earth Hour 2013

Join millions of people from around the world in the largest environmental event in history and go dark by switching off your lights from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday 23 March for Earth Hour.

Manholes give City maintenance workers access to the sewer and water systems.

Archived - Mar 13Iron Clad Art: Manhole cover design challenge

Turn our streets into dynamic public art sites. Submit your manhole cover designs that highlight the importance of our sewer system and express Vancouver’s spirit, values and a vision for a sustainable future by 4:00 p.m. 15 April 2013.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Mar 12Fairview parking permits expire March 31

Remember to renew your permit. Starting March 18, you can renew your permit at City Hall.

Pacific great blue herons nesting in Stanley Park

Archived - Mar 07Pacific great blue herons return to Stanley Park after successful 2012 season

The Pacific great blue herons have returned to their current nest site in Stanley Park for the 13th consecutive year. They began arriving in the past week to the trees that tower above the Park Board's Administrative Offices and the tennis courts. Last year, volunteers counted 117 nests in the colony.

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