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Archived - Apr 18Fuel spill: Unified Command beach update

Unified Command today announced that health advisories on all Vancouver beaches with the exception of Crab and New Brighton parks have been lifted.

Election 2015 for City Bird 2016

Archived - Apr 15Park Board and City launch City Bird 2016 election

Today we launched the second annual City Bird election, announcing the 2016 candidates at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Get to know the candidates and vote for your favourite.

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Archived - Apr 15Action on mental health and addictions part of $14 million in grants approved by City Council

New investments from our Innovation Fund that support the recommendations of the Mayor's Task Force on Mental Health and Addictions were approved today by Council.

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Archived - Apr 15City improves financial position in 2014

Our 2014 Annual Financial Report was submitted to Council today and reflects a strong financial position that has garnered positive credit rating outlooks in the past six months.

beach cleanup

Archived - Apr 11Update - English Bay cleanup

Vancouver Park Rangers, Vancouver Volunteer Corps, and the Neighbourhood Emergency Assistant Team are supporting shoreline assessment and clean-up operations done by Environment Canada and their contractor and acting as public liaison. Park Rangers are patrolling Stanley Park, the sea wall, and beaches.

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Archived - Apr 11Update - Oil spill cleanup

The Coast Guard has confirmed that any recoverable oil on the water has been retrieved and environmental investigations are ongoing to assess the extent of any oil that may have sunk from the water surface or settled on the seabed.

People cleaning up oil spill on beach

Archived - Apr 10English Bay oil spill cleanup begins this afternoon

The Federal Government has advised us that the formal oil spill recovery and cleanup on the shoreline will begin this afternoon around 2:00pm. Initial efforts in Vancouver will be concentrated in English Bay and Stanley Park. This will require a temporary closure of the seawall around Siwash Rock.

VPD Marine Unit assisting with oil spill response in English Bay

Archived - Apr 09Fuel spill in English Bay

Boaters and watercraft operators should stay away. Do not to go to the beaches to offer assistance as there are potential health risks.

Awards of Excellence 2014 celebration

Archived - Apr 07Nominations open for 2015 Awards of Excellence

The City is seeking Vancouver’s top individuals and organizations to be recognized for their outstanding civic achievements in this year’s Awards of Excellence.

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Archived - Apr 02From sideways rain to sushi, celebrating what it means to be a Vancouverite

Vancouver is turning 129 on April 6 and to celebrate we asked our Talk Vancouver panel members to let us know what they thought defined what it is to be a Vancouverite - from umbrellas to sushi to sideways rain. View what you had to say.

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