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Archived - Mar 08Vancouver Park Board increases access to green space with first pop-up park

The Park Board approved a new temporary park at 5th Ave and Pine St, opening fall 2015. The park will add green space to the growing Fairview area until planning the larger park starts in 2019.

Arbutus Greenway illustration

Archived - Mar 07City and CP agree to landmark agreement for the creation of the Arbutus Greenway

We have agreed to purchase the railway route from CP, which represents 42 acres of open space running approximately nine kilometres from Milton Street to 1st Avenue for $55 million.

Archived - Mar 04Vancouver Park Board holds clean-up blitz in Stanley Park

A seasonal clean-up blitz was fast tracked in Stanley Park as a result of recent citizens’ concerns. About two dozen Park Board staff, including Park Rangers and gardeners, removed enough junk to fill a medium sized swimming pool.

Seniors playing cards

Archived - Feb 23Another milestone on the path to a new Killarney Seniors Centre achieved

The Vancouver Park Board has awarded the contract for the design and construction of the Killarney Seniors Centre to Ventana Construction Corporation and Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc.

Public bike share bicycles at a station

Archived - Feb 23City announces bike share partner

The public bike share system will launch this summer with 1,000 bicycles around Downtown, Kitsilano, Fairview, and Mount Pleasant.

Film trucks parked

Archived - Feb 192015 a record year for television and film in Vancouver

We continue to establish our city as a premier destination for film and TV production with 2015 proving to be a record setting year. Film activity increased by over 40% in comparison to 2014.

Urban garden

Archived - Feb 18Our proposed Urban Farming policy is going to Council for approval

A report to Council on February 23 recommends adopting an urban farming definition and regulations in the Zoning and Development Bylaw, and amending the License Bylaw to add an urban farming category. Find out more.

Rapid flashing beacon at crossing

Archived - Feb 18New pedestrian lights enhance safety while walking

We are testing rapid flashing beacons at three locations in Vancouver to increase the awareness of people driving or cycling that someone is crossing the street.

Illustration of the building for the rezoning at 1754-1772 Pendrell Street

Archived - Feb 16Court rules in favour of plans for 178 secured market rental housing units in the West End

Twenty-six of the units in the proposed rezoning of 1754-1772 Pendrell St would have rents secured for 30 years at 20% below the average market rent in the West End.

Vancouver Public Library

Archived - Feb 15Watch TED2016 for free at select Vancouver locations

The Vancouver Public Library's Central, Kitsilano, and Renfrew branches and other locations are streaming the TED conference live February 15 to 19. Come watch amazing talks and performances about "dream", this year's conference theme.

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