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Archived - Feb 12City preserves St. James Community Square for community use

We have finalized the purchase of St. James Community Square yesterday to ensure community ownership of the facility and its continuation as a cultural community asset and thriving space for all ages.

Heron on a rock in English Bay with a tanker in the background

Archived - Feb 05City asks NEB not to approve pipeline expansion

Our lawyers delivered our final oral argument to the National Energy Board in Calgary on the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.

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Archived - Feb 05City’s credit outlook revised to positive on improving financial management practices

Our long-term credit and senior unsecured debt credit ratings, as well as short-term issuer credit rating were affirmed at AA+ and A-1+, respectively. This change follows an increase in credit rating from AA to AA+ in 2015.

The City’s Building Energy Retrofit Strategy targets the buildings that will most help to reduce these emissions.

Archived - Feb 03New fund to spur energy efficiency upgrades for buildings

The $1 million fund will support our work to carry out the Building Energy Retrofit Strategy to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Learn about the fund's first steps.

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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.

glass grey recycling box

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.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

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.

Holiday lights at VanDusen Garden

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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