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Archived - Feb 02Vancouver Park Board wants nature in the city, not an urban jungle

Park Board has approved a comprehensive plan to increase the size and quality of Vancouver’s natural areas including forests, wetlands, streams, shorelines, and meadows.

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Archived - Feb 01City to issue first Development Permits for medical marijuana-related businesses

Decisions are expected in February on the first Development Permit applications for medical marijuana-related retail uses submitted under our recently-adopted zoning regulations. Find out more.

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Archived - Jan 26Large infrastructure upgrades will enhance safety and improve water quality

This spring, we will continue replacing the water main on Pender Street and start infrastructure upgrades along the Burrard Corridor and Southwest Marine Drive.

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Archived - Jan 13Separate glass collection - New grey box introduces changes to how you sort recycling

Glass will be collected separate from plastic, metal, and paper containers in 2016. The grey box, a special container for recycling glass bottles and jars, will be delivered to homes throughout Vancouver beginning this January.

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Archived - Jan 13Building permit values hit all-time record as Vancouver’s economic growth continues

The building permits we issued in 2015 hit a value of $3.2 billion, marking an all-time record in Vancouver’s growing economy.

Archived - Jan 12Park Board approves 11 recommendations in response to Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Vancouver Park Board endorses 11 ambitious strategies to advance the historic work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Board programs and facilities.

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Archived - Jan 12City submits final arguments on Kinder Morgan pipeline to National Energy Board

In our final written submission to the National Energy Board (NEB), we have concluded that the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is not in the public interest. Find out more.

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Archived - Jan 05Park Board’s Festival of Lights at VanDusen enjoys most successful year ever!

Almost 110,000 people attended the Festival of Lights. The lights are on for two more weekends. Get the details.

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Archived - Dec 30Pledge your resolutions for a cleaner climate in 2016

In 2016, Vancouver garnered international attention for the work that residents, businesses and local government have done to move Vancouver towards becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020.

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Archived - Dec 28Vancouver Park Board’s Polar Bear Swim back for 96th year on January 1st

Vancouver Park Board’s Polar Bear Swim back for 96th year on January 1st

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