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Water your garden with a watering can or a hose that has a spring-loaded nozzle

Archived - Jul 08Be water wise this summer

Following a low snow pack and increased heat with no rain, new water restrictions came into effect this week throughout Metro Vancouver. Find out how you can reduce your use of water.

Aaron Munro of RainCity Housing

Archived - Jul 072015 Homeless levels decrease slightly; We take further action to protect SRO housing stock

Today, Council considered amendments to the Single Room Accommodation Bylaw to better protect low-income tenants facing displacement, improve conditions, and maintain affordability in Vancouver’s low-income Single Room Occupancy housing stock.

Awards of Excellence 2014 trophies

Archived - Jul 06Awards of Excellence honour top citizens and organizations

The winners of the Awards of Excellence were announced at a celebration hosted by Mayor Robertson and members of City Council. The Awards of Excellence celebrate those who make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible, and prosperous city.

Young soccer fans

Archived - Jul 06Vancouver FIFA Fan Zone attracts over 130,000 visitors

Vancouver's FIFA Fan Zone attracted over 130,000 attendees over the course of the 13 days it was open during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Tournament, making it the most popular destination of the six Fan Zone sites across the country.

Women's soccer fans

Archived - Jun 26FIFA Fan Zone open June 30

The Fan Zone is open an extra day on Tuesday, June 30 from 12:00 noon to 7:00pm. Come enjoy the festivities and watch the semi-final match on the big screens.

Archived - Jun 26Park Board makes a plea for the trees

Please help us water young trees so they can grow to see another summer. Make it a family activity and teach your children about the importance of trees. Young trees need about 15 litres of water twice per week.

Jericho Beach in Vancouver

Archived - Jun 25Warm weather a reminder to stay safe in summer heat

With hotter temperatures forecasted over the next several days, please stay hydrated, check on others, and be on the lookout for those who may suffer due to heat. Find out where you can keep cool.

An event in the Grandview neighbourhood

Archived - Jun 24Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly Final Report

The Citizens’ Assembly's final report on the Grandview-Woodland Community Plan was presented to Council today. It includes recommendations about important issues in Grandview-Woodland, including housing, transportation, local economy, culture, and land-use.

Hot dry summer requires residents to be waterwise

Archived - Jun 22Hot, dry summer requires you to be waterwise

Lawn watering restrictions are now in effect. Restrictions are in affect annually to conserve water throughout the dry summer months when rainfall is at its lowest and demand for water almost doubles.

Front covers of the Healthy City Strategy and Marpole Community Plan

Archived - Jun 19City of Vancouver recognized for excellence in planning

The Healthy City Strategy and Marpole Community Plan won a gold and silver, respectively, from the Planning Institute of British Columbia's (PIBC) 2015 Awards of Excellence in Planning.

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