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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.

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.

View of Burrard Bridge looking east toward False Creek and Granville Bridge at sunrise

Archived - Jul 23Council approves Burrard Bridge upgrades and Pacific-Burrard intersection redesign

With the project approved, staff will develop a final design with input from the heritage sector and other stakeholder groups in August. Construction work will begin early 2016.

Railroad crossing

Archived - Jul 22CP Rail activities community update

We are working with CP Rail and Transport Canada to ensure railway operations on the Arbutus Corridor are as safe as possible, while advising them of our concerns. We have asked for an operating plan and 48 hours notice when rail activities restart. Find out how to stay informed on CPR updates.

Illustration of proposed upgrades the north end of Burrard Bridge

Archived - Jul 20Public feedback helps enhance proposed Burrard Bridge and Pacific St intersection upgrades

On July 22, staff will present to Council the proposed upgrades to improve safety and connections for all road users. Thanks to public feedback, the proposal includes means-prevention fencing, crisis phones, and more.

Illustration of people socializing on Granville Street

Archived - Jul 17Watch, play, mingle, and meet – all in the street

Check out this weekend's special extravaganza Granville Social and drop by Porch Parade on Robson Street, brought to you by our VIVA Vancouver program that transforms road spaces into vibrant pedestrian spaces.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Jul 16City of Vancouver update

The Mayor and Council, City Management Team, and staff across all departments are shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic murder of a long-time City employee. Deepest condolences and support have been offered to the family and friends of our colleague.

Artists in Communities

Archived - Jul 14Park Board announces 2015 Artists in Communities

The artists and projects chosen for the 2015 Artists in Communities program are Working Holiday Project (Dunbar), UpCYCLED Stories (Mount Pleasant), Free Imagination (Thunderbird), and Magic Trout Imaginarium (Trout Lake). Find out more.

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.

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