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Workers digging through a First Nations midden (archaeological site) to build road through Stanley Park in 1888

Jul 24Park Board approves landmark colonial audit

The Park Board approved a report outlining its own colonial roots and the ways colonialism has been embedded in its structure and policies since 1888.

Jericho Lands

Jul 24New planning program to explore the future of Jericho Lands

The Jericho Lands will undergo a comprehensive planning and engagement program that will help guide future redevelopment and create a new community.

Girl riding Mobi bike on seawall

Jul 20Celebrating two years of public bike share in Vancouver

Vancouver’s public bike share system is marking two years of helping residents and visitors get around Vancouver with over one million rides.

Produce at farmers market

Jul 19Vancouver’s 5,000 neighbourhood food initiatives add to a growing local food system

The City has exceeded its local food target with the creation of more than 5,000 food projects, two years earlier than expected.

Soccer goalie

Jul 18Record setting attendance for major sporting events

Vancouver attendance continues to rise for major sports events with record-setting attendance at events in 2017-2018.

Train image on sidewalk

Jul 17Rain paint idea contest to help Vancouver sing in the rain

You're invited to celebrate our rain by sharing ideas for designs you'd like to see appear on the ground in public spaces during Vancouver's rainy months.

modular housing interior

Jul 17155 temporary modular homes filled with people previously experiencing homelessness

Vancouver’s new temporary modular housing program has provided much needed safe and stable housing. As of July 16, 155 people experiencing homelessness have moved into new homes.

Corpse flower

Jul 16“Uncle Fester” corpse flower now in full and fetid bloom at Bloedel Conservatory

A putrid spectacle is now underway at Bloedel Conservatory where the Park Board’s rare titan arum or corpse flower is now in full bloom.

Pay Vancouver parking meters using your smartphone.

Jul 16New PayByPhone feature allows residents to park until the next day and get home safely with the Nightbus

A new “Park Until” feature on the PayByPhone app allows users to leave their car overnight at the meter and pay in advance for parking the next morning.

The heat can be harmful, even in temperate, coastal BC.

Jul 16Beat the heat

With Environment Canada issuing a special weather statement for hot weather, we are reminding you to stay safe, drink water, and check on others.

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