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Snow in Gastown

Archived - Dec 18Help keep sidewalks clear of ice and snow

Whether you are a property owner or tenant, you have a responsibility to remove snow around your residence or business. Find out how you can help.

Seawall damage

Archived - Dec 17Portion of Stanley Park Seawall, Jericho Pier temporarily closed

Parts of the Stanley Park seawall and Jericho Pier are closed to the public until further notice due to damage from yesterday’s King Tide and storm surge and today’s wind and waves.

Dancers on Granville Street during VIVA Vancouver

Archived - Dec 14Help transform Granville Street for 2013

Not-for-profit, community, and corporate groups are invited to submit proposals for VIVA Vancouver 2013 by 4 February 2013. Get an application and guidelines.

fire safety

Archived - Nov 30Fire safety guidelines for Christmas

Get tips from Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services to keep you and your family safe and healthy this holiday season.

View of Downtown and West End from Granville Street Bridge

Archived - Nov 28Vancouver Council to review 2013 budgets; service metrics included for the first time

Vancouver City Council will consider the proposed 2013 Capital and Operating Budgets at a special evening session on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at City Hall.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities  - 6th Annual Celebration

Archived - Nov 26City marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with proclamation and special event

Celebrate the achievements of people with disabilities and promote accessibility and inclusion, come out to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities special community event on 3 December at the Roundhouse Community Centre. Mayor Robertson will issue the proclamation at Council on 27 November.

Bright nights miniature train

Archived - Nov 26Holiday lights and special events in Vancouver’s parks and gardens

The Vancouver Park Board announces holiday events and light displays, including events at Stanley Park, Bloedel Conservatory, and VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Catch Basin

Archived - Nov 23Metal thieves create new danger for pedestrians

During June of this year, 92 catch basin covers were stolen in Vancouver. Since September, 19 more grates have gone missing, 13 of those in November. Please be cautious of uncovered storm drain or catch basins, which are a foot or two deep and can be as deep as five or six feet. They pose a significant danger to pets, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.

People walking in rain with umbrellas

Archived - Nov 19With rainy and darker days, pedestrians and motorists reminded to be alert

November is one of the most dangerous months for pedestrians. With the rain now upon us, darker, wetter days create difficult driving conditions, making it challenging for drivers to see pedestrians.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Nov 16Vancouver wins inaugural Guangzhou International Award for urban innovation

The City won the award for Urban Innovation for its Greenest City and housing affordability initiatives. Deputy Mayor Kerry Jang accepted the award on behalf of the City at a ceremony in Guangzhou, China.

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