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Archived - Jan 09Park Board hosts Vancouver’s first trans-inclusive public swim on path to becoming world’s most-inclusive city

The Vancouver Park Board is hosting the first trans-inclusive public swim on Sunday, January 11 at Templeton Park Pool. It is the first in a series of Park Board initiatives to provide accessible parks and recreation for all.

Christmas tree ornament

Archived - Jan 02Keeping it green and giving back post-holiday season

Haven't gotten rid of your Christmas tree yet? You have until January 31 to set out your Christmas tree for collection with your Green Bin, or drop it off at the Landfill or Transfer Station at no charge.

Woman taking pictures in the garden

Archived - Dec 30Gardens, parklets, patios, and murals: street use innovations in 2014

The City of Vancouver continues to look for innovative uses for many of its streets, sidewalks, and public spaces as a tool to drive community engagement and identification.

Broughton Street block party

Archived - Dec 29Pop-ups, open doors, and block parties – looking back at public engagement in 2014

As part of the Mayor’s Engaged City Task Force report, there were three distinct initiatives that took place in 2014, all sharing the same goal of increasing engagement throughout the city: Pop-up City Hall, Doors Open Vancouver and block parties.

Polar Bear Swim

Archived - Dec 26Polar Bear Swim back for 95th year on January 1

New Year’s Day is a great time to get a fresh start so why not take an invigorating dip in English during the annual Polar Bear Swim!

Archived - Dec 18Keep fit during the holidays

All community centres, fitness centres, pools, rinks, and golf courses will be open throughout the holiday season, including many on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Downtown Vancouver

Archived - Dec 17Vancouver to host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in 2016

The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association, Tourism Vancouver, PavCo, UBC, and Sport BC, will host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in the summer of 2016. The games will welcome over 7,500 amateur athletes from around the world, aged 35 to over 100, and will have a positive impact for the economy, tourism, and sport development in Vancouver and the region.

Artist work studio at West 6th Avenue and Fir Street

Archived - Dec 17City's Studio Awards provide affordable creative space for Vancouver artists

Find out the seven local artists who received the City of Vancouver's Artist Studio Award. The award provides artists with studio space or live-work space for reduced rent or free to develop creative practices.

Archived - Dec 152015 budget outlook: Find out next year's budget direction

Learn about our budgeting approach and direction for next year's budget in the 2015 Budget Outlook. Don't forget to tell us what City services and programs matter to you in our budget questionnaire before January 7.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Dec 10City of Vancouver Statement

The City of Vancouver has accepted the resignation of Carli Edwards, Deputy Chief Building Official, following the review of a complaint received related to a breach of the City Building Bylaw.

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