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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.

Street-flooding

Archived - Nov 16Stormy weather will bring down leaves; Please help clear street drains

With high winds and heavy rain in the forecast, as well as higher than usual tides, please take a few minutes to prevent flooding by clearing street and alley storm drains of leaves and debris.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Nov 15Robson North parking permits expire 30 November

Remember to renew your permit. Starting 19 November, you can renew your permit at the West End Community Centre. There will be extended hours on 29 November.

Asphalt - using warm-mix

Archived - Nov 15New paving process using recycled plastic

The City has developed a new warm mix paving process that uses a state-of-the-art wax material derived from 100 per cent recycled plastics. The paving method reduces greenhouse gases and improves air quality during the paving process.

Burrard Bridge

Archived - Nov 09Historic lights honouring WWI veterans to be lit for Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day, four decorative lights at the north and south entrances to the Burrard Bridge will be lit in honour of the veterans of the First World War.

Memory Festival: Creating and exploring collective memory in Vancouver

Archived - Nov 08Memory Festival

The Memory Festival is an exhibition and series of community cultural events that creatively explore public and private memory, remembering, forgetting, and the nature of memory itself.

Poppy Wreath

Archived - Nov 01Complimentary City parking for veterans with plates

Vehicles displaying BC veteran licence plates will be exempt from City parking fees for Veterans Week. Remembrance Day services will take place around the city on November 11. The main service will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Victory Square Cenotaph.

VIVA Vancouver - Robson St

Archived - Nov 01Block 51 - Have your say

We want your input: How would you like 800-block Robson Street and Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza used in the future? Do you support the permanent closure of 800-block Robson Street for a pedestrian plaza? Take the survey and let us know.

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