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Earth Hour March 28 8:30 pm  - Change climate change - earthhour.org

Archived - Mar 27Turn off your lights for Earth Hour

Celebrate Earth Hour this Saturday, March 28 at 8:30pm. Turn off your lights and use Earth Hour as motivation to make plans and take action to reduce energy use year-round.

image of a person  from trans-inclusive awareness poster campaign

Archived - Mar 25Park Board launches bold trans*-inclusive awareness campaign

The Park Board will unveil a powerful and personal public awareness campaign at Hillcrest Centre. It reinforces a key Park Board priority to make community facilities more friendly, safe, and open to everyone—including transgender and gender variant people.

vancouver heritage

Archived - Mar 24Nominations open for People’s Choice Heritage Awards

Our Heritage Awards program is looking for the People’s Choice of the best examples of excellence in restoring, rehabilitating, and revitalizing local heritage buildings or features in the city. Submit a nomination.

Taylor manor is a three-storey Tudor revival style building at Boundary and Adenac in Vancouver

Archived - Mar 19Historic Taylor Manor opens 56 new supportive housing units

The renovation and expansion of historic Taylor Manor has been completed and 56 homeless individuals with mental illness or addictions will now have access to needed services in this supportive housing.

Porch design on Robson Square

Archived - Mar 18Lounge on a Robson Street porch this summer

For the first time in VIVA Vancouver's five year run, the summer public space installation at 800 Robson Street will be created by designers and architects from outside of Vancouver. This year's winning design is "Porch Parade".

Pacific great blue heron

Archived - Mar 18Best nature show in town - the heron cam is now live

The Vancouver Park Board heron cam is now streaming the intimate lives of the tall, long-legged Pacific great blue herons of Stanley Park, home to one of North America’s largest urban great blue heron colonies.

VanDusen Botanical Garden

Archived - Mar 05Park Board spring break activities: educational, entertaining, and some free

With the early arrival of spring and spring break around the corner, why not be a tourist in your own city? Visit VanDusen Garden and Bloedel Conservatory; hop aboard the Stanley Park Train; and register for a camp at one of our community centres, golf courses, or pools.

View of smoke from Centennial Pier fire

Archived - Mar 04Update on Port Metro Vancouver fire

Under order of the fire chief, the areas from East of Main Street, North of First Ave and West of Nanaimo are now clear. The shelter-in-place order has been lifted.

Commuters on a crowded bus on Broadway

Archived - Mar 02Mayor and councillors to do telephone town hall tonight

Mayor Gregor Robertson and councillors George Affleck and Adriane Carr join Bill Good for a telephone town hall with Vancouver residents at 7:00pm tonight.

Vasek Pospisil

Archived - Feb 27Home town tennis star Vasek Pospisil at Kits Beach

The tennis star returns to his home turf at Kitsilano Beach Park tennis courts for a public celebration. Come cheer on Vasek and Team Canada when they play Japan in the Davis Cup on March 6 – 8.

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