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The Outer Harbour by Wade Compton is the winner of the 2015 City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Nov 12Wayde Compton wins 2015 Book Award for The Outer Harbour

Writer Wayde Compton was presented the prize for his short story collection about Vancouver's recent past and its dystopian very-near future.

People walking in rain with umbrellas

Archived - Nov 12Extreme Weather Alert

Heavy rainfall and high winds are forecasted this afternoon. Please help clear storm drains, report flooding, and be careful with your commute. Find extra shelter spaces.

Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

Archived - Nov 09Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

The B.C. government will provide $1.5 million in funding and the City of Vancouver will contribute up to $800,000 towards building operations for 170 temporary shelter beds this winter.

The City of Vancouver presents

Archived - Nov 06Historical films to be screened at Vancity Theatre this month

The sixth annual screening of historical films from the City of Vancouver Archives will be presented at the Vancity Theatre this month.

Victory Square Remembrance Day ceremony

Archived - Nov 02Complimentary City parking for Veterans with plates

Vehicles with BC veteran licence plates will be exempt from parking fees at City of Vancouver parking meters, in EasyPark parkades and surface lots, and Park Board-operated parking facilities for Veterans Week, November 5 to 11, 2015.

Soldier with horn at Remembrance Day ceremony

Archived - Nov 02Vancouver commemorates Remembrance Day

The City will host Remembrance Day ceremonies to recognize the contribution our veterans have made and to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of Canada at Victory Square.

William Ma (Vancouver-Guangzhou Friendship Society), Fan Xiaodong (Chinese Consulate); Mayor Gregor Robertson, Ian McKay (Vancouver Economic Commission), and Stephen Pearce (Tourism Vancouver)

Archived - Oct 28Mayor leads delegation to Guangzhou to celebrate 30 years of sister-city relationship

The delegation to China's third-largest city will happen on November 7 to 10. Learn who's part of the delegation.

Vancouver has a plan in place to become the greenest city in the world

Archived - Oct 28Vancouver’s green strategies to Council for approval

Vancouver continue to demonstrate leadership on the environment and climate change with two significant plans going to Council on November 3: the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan update and the Renewable City Strategy. Read the reports.

The Future of Vancouver’s viaducts: in-depth

Archived - Oct 27Council votes to proceed with plans to remove Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts

City Council voted on Tuesday, October 27 to proceed with plans to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Oct 26Update on applications for medical marijuana-related businesses

City staff have reviewed all applications based on zoning regulations. Learn about the results and next steps.

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