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Photo of Jenn Bojm with Hymns From The Moon, album launch, November 2013, by M. Jolly.

Archived - Jul 01Mid-pilot improvements to the Arts Event Licence Pilot Program

The pilot program makes it easier to host pop-up performances for up to 250 people in studios, warehouses, and other unconventional event spaces. Thanks to valuable ongoing participation and feedback, we are making mid-pilot improvements with processing times, event series, and more – starting today.

Vancouver Farmers Market

Archived - Jun 27City pilot program to allow vending of craft liquor at Vancouver farmers markets

The City will roll out a pilot program for locally-made beer, wine, and spirit sales at the following farmers markets this summer and fall: Oak Street, Mount Pleasant, Kerrisdale Village, River District, and Yaletown markets.

VECTOR volunteer

Archived - Jun 26Amateur radio operators showcase emergency response communications at 24-hour event

See hundreds of highly skilled local amateur radio operators come together to practice emergency response operations during a 24 hour event at Queen Elizabeth Park this weekend.

Urban Reef - Robson Street

Archived - Jun 26VIVA Vancouver launches fourth year of vibrant pedestrian spaces

VIVA Vancouver, now in its fourth year, continues to grow in popularity, with new programming for VIVA Granville every weekend this summer. A new installation at 800 Robson Street, and new parklets for you to sit, relax, hang out with friends, and meet your neighbours.

Canada Day events

Archived - Jun 25Celebrate Canada Day at community centres across Vancouver

It’s a birthday party on July 1! Show your Canada Day spirit by dressing in red and white and celebrating at a neighbourhood community centre.

Buildings in Grandview on the Drive

Archived - Jun 25Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly offers important opportunity to help shape community plan

If you are a resident of Vancouver’s Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood, you have a chance to serve on a special Citizens’ Assembly to help shape a community plan for future growth and development in the area.

Vancouver Votes - Woman on street

Archived - Jun 25Voting in November 2014 Vancouver Civic Election easier for everyone

The City is making the local voting process as convenient and accessible as possible by offering the option to cast a ballot at any of the close to 120 voting locations on November 15, nine days of voting including advance voting, and additional voting supports for persons with disabilities during advance voting.

Roof of building under construction

Archived - Jun 24City offers additional time to prepare for new Vancouver building bylaw

On June 24, City Council approved a motion extending the implementation of the new building bylaw from July 1, 2014, to January 1, 2015. The existing Vancouver Building Bylaw will remain in place until the end of 2014.

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Archived - Jun 17City and aboriginal leaders celebrate Year of Reconciliation

A celebration of the City's Year of Reconciliation took place today at the VanDusen Botanical Garden, as attendees reflected on the past year, celebrated the events that took place, and looked to the future for a new way forward.

Trout Lake Community Centre in Vancouver

Archived - Jun 16All day kids' programs at community centres this week during teachers' strike

Park Board community centres, golf courses, and swimming pools have day-long programming this week while public schools are closed due to the BC Teachers' Federation continuing job action.

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