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Apartment building

Archived - Aug 14Creating rental units remains high priority for City of Vancouver

With low vacancy rates and a growing population, learn about the actions we're taking to create and protect rental housing. And if you're moving, look up your next home's safety and maintenance record in our Rental Standards Database.

W.J. VanDusen at August 30, 1975 opening of VanDusen Botanical Garden

Archived - Aug 13Celebrate VanDusen Botanical Garden’s 40th anniversary

On Sunday, August 16, enjoy historical and horticultural displays, talks and tours, live music and a magic show, an heirloom veggie harvest and gin tasting, the climbing wall and putting green, and more, for only $2.00.

Railroad crossing

Archived - Aug 12City applies to Canadian Transportation Agency for orders to respect the Arbutus Corridor

We asked the CTA to order CPR to discontinue the railway and make an offer for its 2004 value. CPR's plan is to store rail cars on the line has safety risks and we asked CPR to better protect public safety and minimize disruption.

Election signs are allowed on private property behind the sidewalk

Archived - Aug 10Placement of election and political signage on City property

Election signs and political signs are allowed on private property and on City poster cylinders. Signs placed on City streets will be impounded.

Smart thermostats can help your household save energy and money.

Archived - Aug 07City tests smart thermostats for their potential to save money and energy

This Thursday, the City of Vancouver, in partnership with Vancity, launched a pilot program to learn what energy and cost savings can be achieved in single family, duplex, and townhomes by using a smart thermostat.

Pride flag

Archived - Jul 30Celebrate with Pride this weekend in Vancouver

The Vancouver Pride Parade takes place in the West End on Sunday, August 2 at noon. Learn about this year's parade theme, Gender Superheroes, and get hot weather safety tips.

Vancouver Public Library

Archived - Jul 29City receives federal funding for Central Library and Seawall projects

Today we welcomed federal funding for the Stanley Park Seawall and the Vancouver Central Library; two key local infrastructure projects that play an important role in our community.

The DTES Street Market at Pigeon Park and Carroll Street in 2013

Archived - Jul 29DTES Street Market opens at 501 Powell Street

Learn about the new home for Vancouver's original grassroots market and the upcoming community economic development hub, complete with an urban garden and maker space.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Jul 26General Manager of Planning and Development Announces Retirement

After 35 years of experience planning in the public and private sector, the City of Vancouver General Manager of Planning and Development, Brian Jackson has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015.

Fireworks

Archived - Jul 24Honda Celebration of Light kicks off on Saturday

View the 2015 Honda Celebration of Lights fireworks competition on July 26, July 30, and August 1, to watch China, Brazil, and Canada compete.

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