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Archived - Jul 26Thousands expected to take in Honda Celebration of Light

Vancouver's downtown skies will light up on Saturday when the 2013 Honda Celebration of Light kicks off the first of this year’s three fireworks shows over English Bay. Thousands of people are expected to take in the shows on July 27, July 31 and August 3.

Mayor Robertson - Reconciliation Week Event

Archived - Jul 25TRC and Reconciliation Canada announce events of Reconciliation Week

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) and Reconciliation Canada announced a week of reconciliation activities in Vancouver from September 16 to 22 featuring the lighting of the Flame of Reconciliation, The All Nations Canoe Gathering, and the TRC’s British Columbia National Event.

Vancouver street

Archived - Jul 19Help water young street trees during the heat wave

The Park Board encourages you to water street trees in front of your home and on your block – not only during this hot weather, but throughout the summer.

Park Board OneCard

Archived - Jul 17Over 10,000 OneCards issued by Park Board in the first week

The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation’s new passport to recreation has proven to be extremely popular since it was launched on July 8. In just a week, over 10,000 Vancouver residents signed up for the OneCard and now enjoy universal access city-wide to Park Board recreation facilities.

West 4th

Archived - Jul 11West 4th construction wraps in time for Khatsahlano! Music + Art Festival

The City of Vancouver and the Kitsilano 4th Avenue Business Improvement Association (BIA) celebrated the end of a six-month long construction project from Burrard to Balsam on West 4th Avenue today in time for the Khatsahlano! Music + Art Festival, set to kick off on Saturday, July 13.

All social activities at Vancouver recreation facilities

Archived - Jul 10Grants available for projects that help communities

If you have a project idea that could help create healthy and vibrant communities throughout our province, you could qualify for a Vancouver Foundation grant to help make it a reality. Learn more and apply.

Local Food Assets Task Force members

Archived - Jul 10Park Board Local Food Action Plan integrates local food into Vancouver’s parks and recreation system

The Vancouver Park Board unveiled its creative and ambitious Local Food Action Plan highlighting priority areas and actions to increase local food assets in Vancouver parks and recreation facilities.

'Brief Encounters Rekindled, Act 2' by Pia Massie (filmmaker) and Wen Wei Wang (photo by yvonne chow)

Archived - Jul 04Get involved in the arts with local artists at parks and community centres

The Vancouver Park Board has selected over 20 local artists to take up studio residencies at parks and community centres. Artists will develop their work, engage the community, and increase participation in the arts. Learn about the new artist groups and their studio locations.

Two men discussing building plans

Archived - Jun 27Changes to inspections services begin July 2

The deadline for booking next-business-day inspections and office hours for inspectors will be extended starting July 2, 2013.

Sunset Community Centre youth worker and volunteers

Archived - Jun 26Youth think outside the composting barrel

Youth volunteers in Vancouver’s Sunset neighbourhood are getting valuable work experience … in addition to helping their community.

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