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City of Vancouver's official City Bird, the Anna's Hummingbird.

Archived - May 18Anna's Hummingbird named Vancouver's official City Bird

Anna's Hummingbird proved to resonate most with voters, taking 3,450 of the 8,259 votes cast, to become Vancouver's official City Bird.

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Archived - May 18City supports making drug checking widely available as overdose deaths continue

The City strongly supports scaling up access to drug testing technology following a recent pilot project at Insite.

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Archived - May 15Even with a rainy spring, water restrictions key to preserving drinking water through the summer

Metro Vancouver’s annual watering restrictions take effect May 15 to ensure our treated drinking water is preserved through the summer.

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Archived - May 12A new Playbook: Park Board launches VanPlay to imagine the future of parks and recreation

The Park Board today launched VanPlay, a year-long public conversation on the future of Vancouver’s parks and recreation system.

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Archived - May 12First week of May sees 168 overdose response calls to VFRS

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 168 overdose response calls for the first week of May.

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Archived - May 08City releases Development Cost Levies audit report

We've released the results of our review of the Development Cost Levies waivers as well as the compliance audit report conducted by KPMG of that review.

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Archived - May 05City Hall closes at 4:00pm on provincial election day

​The Vancouver City Hall campus will close at 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 9 to allow City employees to vote in the provincial election.

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Archived - May 05Public invited to free day at Science World on May 7

To help kick off Emergency Preparedness Week, you are invited to a free day at Science World event on Sunday, May 7 from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

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Archived - May 04Fifteen overdose deaths in the last week of April

Fifteen overdose deaths were reported in the last week of April, making it the second highest on record for 2017.

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Archived - May 02Celebrate our Fine-Feathered Friends at Vancouver Bird Week 2017

Vancouver Bird Week – May 6 to 13 – celebrates the beauty, diversity and ecological importance of Vancouver’s bird population at more than three dozen events.

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