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Providing high-quality, affordable water is one of the City's priorities.

Archived - Mar 26Keeping water mains clean

As part of ongoing maintenance, City crews will clean water mains in several areas of Vancouver between Tuesday, April 2 and Friday, May 31. Flushing water mains is necessary to remove sediment that gradually deposits in the pipes. Cleaning will take place from 7 am to 3:30 pm for most neighbourhoods.

Concillor Geoff Meggs, Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Small Business and North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA and Steven Reed, VP of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Soccer Association

Archived - Mar 21City welcomes 2015 Women’s World Cup games and final

Vancouver will host the final soccer game of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 and eight other games leading up to the final from 6 June to 5 July 2015.

Andrew and Crystal Johns' gift

Archived - Mar 19City wins trio of prestigious Earth Hour awards

The City of Vancouver was named the Global Earth Hour Capital 2013, Canadian winner of a WWF Green City Challenge Award, and People’s Choice winner at the World Wildlife Fund awards.

Worms and compost

Archived - Mar 14Worm composting bins available for purchase

Reduce your kitchen waste and help the environment, by composting at home. We have a limited number of worm composters available.

Manholes give City maintenance workers access to the sewer and water systems.

Archived - Mar 13Iron Clad Art: Manhole cover design challenge

Turn our streets into dynamic public art sites. Submit your manhole cover designs that highlight the importance of our sewer system and express Vancouver’s spirit, values and a vision for a sustainable future by 4:00 p.m. 15 April 2013.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Mar 12Fairview parking permits expire March 31

Remember to renew your permit. Starting March 18, you can renew your permit at City Hall.

Pacific great blue herons nesting in Stanley Park

Archived - Mar 07Pacific great blue herons return to Stanley Park after successful 2012 season

The Pacific great blue herons have returned to their current nest site in Stanley Park for the 13th consecutive year. They began arriving in the past week to the trees that tower above the Park Board's Administrative Offices and the tennis courts. Last year, volunteers counted 117 nests in the colony.

Celebrating international womens day

Archived - Mar 05Vancouver celebrates women’s contributions to local food on International Women’s Day

The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation will mark International Women’s Day with a reception to celebrate and acknowledge the 2013 Remarkable Women honourees on March 8.

Chinatown gates

Archived - Feb 26Community leader and Chinatown heritage advocate receives Civic Merit Award

Fred Mah was presented with the Civic Merit Award on Tuesday 26 February by Mayor Gregor Robertson at a ceremony at City Hall.The award recognizes Mr. Mah’s extensive volunteer work and contributions to the community as well as his professional leadership.

Archived - Feb 22Changes are coming to the laneway housing program

Changes are coming to the laneway housing program. Later this spring, staff will report to City Council with proposed amendments to the LWH regulations and guidelines and to expand the program to other single family zoned neighbourhoods.

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