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Second Beach Pool with a black mesh windbreak

Archived - Aug 13Windbreaks at outdoor pools save money, and reduce goosebumps

Learn how an energy conservation initiative at Kitsilano Pool and Second Beach Pool in Stanley Park has significantly reduced greenhouse emissions.

An event in the Grandview neighbourhood

Archived - Aug 12Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly selected

From a pool of 504 community members who actively volunteered to be part of the Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly, 48 have been randomly selected.

People viewing Pride parade

Archived - Aug 01Parade and festivities highlight weekend celebrating Pride

Pride celebrations will be in full force this weekend with the annual Pride Parade on Sunday, August 3, and various festivities happening around the city.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Archived - Jul 31Park Board to amend bylaw to ban breeding of captive whales, dolphins, and porpoises

The Vancouver Park Board unanimously approved a motion concerning the Vancouver Aquarium, including an amendment to the Parks Control Bylaw to prohibit the breeding of captive whales, dolphins, and porpoises in Vancouver parks, unless they are a threatened cetacean species.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - Jul 29NEB decision to ignore climate change evidence a step backwards, says City

The City of Vancouver is disappointed with the National Energy Board’s (NEB) recent decision to reject its motion to consider the upstream and downstream climate change impacts of the Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal.

Artist work studio at West 6th Avenue and Fir Street

Archived - Jul 25Artist Studio Awards Program to provide creative space for low-income artists

Low-income professional artists in Vancouver are invited to apply for our Artist Studio Awards Program. The program helps artists develop their creative practices by providing them with live-work and work-only space for a reduced rent or for free, for up to three years.

Bottles and cans in bin

Archived - Jul 24Unique partnership launches Vancouver’s first innovative Green Recycling Hub

The first of its kind in Vancouver, the Green Recycling Hub officially opened its doors today, setting a standard for collaboration and innovation in the recycling industry.

Trillium Park North

Archived - Jul 23Work begins to rewild Vancouver and connect people to the natural world

The Vancouver Park Board has already started work to "rewild" Vancouver so the city can become not only the greenest, but the most ecologically literate on earth.

Highrise under construction

Archived - Jul 18Building permit values reach the highest levels since before the recession

The City of Vancouver issued a record $1.12 billion in building permits during the first six months of 2014, the highest amount since pre-recession levels. This is the third year in a row that construction has topped the billion-dollar figure for the first half of the year.

Hastings Community Little League

Archived - Jul 16Construction begins on baseball diamonds at Hastings Community Park

The Vancouver Park Board is holding a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the reconstruction of the little league baseball diamonds at Hastings Community Park. Learn how we are funding this project to build on the 50-year history of this sports facility.

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