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Vancouver Park Board lifeguards

Archived - Dec 13Take your lifesaving training to the next level!

The Vancouver Park Board’s 78th annual Lifeguard School, which provides lifeguard certification and recertification, begins January 7, 2014.

Vancouver Park Board office at Stanley Park

Archived - Dec 13Statement from Park Board Chair on BC Supreme Court legal proceedings

Today in the ongoing legal proceedings between the Park Board and the six Community Centre Associations (CCAs) at Killarney, Kensington, Kerrisdale, Hastings, Sunset and Hillcrest, the BC Supreme Court has reserved judgement on the injunction application.

Snow-covered trees at City Hall

Archived - Dec 10City crews out in force treating roads for snow and ice

City crews and 20 trucks salted and sanded bus routes, hills, and priority hospital and school routes to prepare for freezing drizzle, light snow, and rain in the forecast.

Chinatown gates

Archived - Dec 10City boards up Ming Sun Building to protect public

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (VFRS) was called out to the Ming Sun Building after receiving a report that water was coming out of the building. The water valve was immediately shut off at the building to stop the flow of water.

Chinatown

Archived - Dec 10City addresses public safety issue of Ming Sun Building

The City engaged a demolition company and a structural engineer to oversee and undertake the removal of the bricks on the west wall and chimney of the Ming Sun Building in an effort to make the external structure safe.

snow removal equipment

Archived - Dec 09City crews salting major routes for first snow fall of 2013

With the first snow of the year, City crews are out salting Vancouver's major routes today. They have been making preparations throughout the weekend for today's snow flurries and freezing drizzle, and dispatched 20 City trucks to salt and sand major routes.

Raking leaves

Archived - Dec 09City crews will be working this weekend to collect additional leaves

If you have extra leaves, set them out on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 for pickup. City crews will collect leaves set out in biodegradable paper bags or store-bought bins.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Dec 06Statement on the Ming Sun Building

Over the past five months, the City has taken repeated steps to ensure the safety of the Ming Sun Building. Unfortunately, the owners have refused to provide a plan to make the urgent repairs required.

Burrard Cornwall Intersection

Archived - Dec 06Traffic changes at Burrard and Cornwall this weekend

From 7:00am on Saturday, December 7 to 6:00am on Sunday, December 8, Burrard Bridge and Burrard Street will be reduced down to one lane in each direction, and Cornwall Avenue will be fully closed between Burrard Street and Cypress Street.

rendering of york theatre

Archived - Dec 05Historic York Theatre reopens as new community arts space

The 100-year-old historic York Theatre, located on the northern part of Commercial Drive near Venables, will run primarily as a rental venue, accessible for artists and community groups.

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