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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.

Keep our water clean campaign

Archived - Jun 19Vancouver Park Board launches clean-water campaign with free pump-out service

We launched a clean-water campaign to respond to high e-coli levels in False Creek. The campaign includes free pump-out services for all pleasure craft at our marinas. As well, it reminds boaters, dog owners, and beach-goers to keep Vancouver’s water clean for the health, safety, and enjoyment of everyone.

People on patio

Archived - Jun 18Extended patio hours help kick-off an early summer in Vancouver

It's patio season! Restaurants with strong neighbourhood track records can apply to have patios open to 1:00am until October. Find out how to apply for extended patio hours.

Awards of Excellence 2014 celebration

Archived - Jun 17Reserve free tickets for the Awards of Excellence gala

Help celebrate outstanding achievements by local individuals, organizations, and youth at the City of Vancouver Awards of Excellence gala on July 6.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Jun 11City recommends ban of edibles from medical marijuana retail stores

City staff and Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Patricia Daly have recommended to Council that all edible products, with the exception of oils, be banned from medical marijuana retail stores. We're currently conducting a public hearing to consider bylaw amendments that would affect the regulation of retail marijuana-related businesses.

Public bike share in Montreal

Archived - Jun 11City to seek new partnerships for Public Bike Share System

We will be initiating a new procurement process to seek bids from proponents to provide, implement, and operate a Public Bike Share Program (PBS).

Hastings Park Gardens and Nature Walks

Archived - Jun 09Vancouver Park Board Chair asks Mayor and Council to reject new governance model for PNE-Hastings Park

Park Board Chair John Coupar has written to Mayor Gregor Robertson and Council asking them to reject a recommendation to eliminate elected Park Board representation from the PNE Board of Directors.

Water bag for tree

Archived - Jun 03Vancouver Park Board quenching trees’ thirst with new water bags

Learn about the slow-release water bags we're testing to keep young City trees hydrated and find out how you can help care for them.

VanConnect app displayed on phone

Archived - May 28VanConnect is your on-the-go connection to City Hall

You now have a quicker and easier way to connect with City Hall and access online services from anywhere, at any time, thanks to our newest mobile app: VanConnect. Find out more.

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