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Tens of thousands of Keep Vancouver Spectacular volunteers have kept Vancouver neighbourhoods and streets clean since 1995

Archived - Apr 23Keeping Vancouver Spectacular for 20 years

Come celebrate the 20th year of the Keep Vancouver Spectacular litter clean-up program on Saturday, April 25. We're thanking the thousands of volunteers who've kept our city beautiful and litter-free. Get the celebration details and sign up to join or lead a cleanup team.

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Archived - Apr 22City proposes framework to regulate marijuana-related businesses

In the last two years, the City has seen a rapid growth rate of 100 per cent per year in marijuana-related businesses. Find out our proposal to achieve a careful balance between ensuring adequate availability for those in need and ensuring community health, safety, security, aesthetics, equity, and enjoyment of property.

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.

Vancouver City Hall

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.

Providing high-quality, affordable water is one of the City's priorities.

Archived - Apr 13Water main cleaning in south Vancouver

We are cleaning water mains in parts of Dunbar-Southlands, Marpole, Fraserview, Sunset, and Killarney from April 7 to May 29. Your drinking water may be temporarily cloudy as we work. The water is still safe to drink. Learn how to clear up any cloudy water.

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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.

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Archived - Apr 10Fuel spill: Wildlife response update

The Province, Ministry of Environment, Western Canada Marine Response, and non-government organizations, including Oiled Wildlife Society and Focus Wildlife are on scene actively responding to wildlife affected by the fuel spill.

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Archived - Apr 09Park Board cautioning you to limit use of downtown beaches

The Park Board is urging you and your pets to stay out of the water and avoid the high tide line at the beaches around English Bay until the impact of an oil spill last night can be assessed.

Kitsilano Beach Park

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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