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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.

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Archived - Nov 15City Archives presents historic films from Vancouver’s past

An afternoon at the movies will transport audiences through Vancouver’s past as the City of Vancouver Archives presents Vintage Vancouver, a showcase of historic films from its collection.

Crew performing road work

Archived - Nov 14FCM launches national The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge

Get involved in The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge. Add your support for cleaner drinking water, shorter commute times and expert treatment of wastewater across Canada.

The Cultural Harmony Awards recognize people and organizations who have made a significant, ongoing commitment to cultural understanding in Vancouver.

Archived - Nov 13City honours 2012 Cultural Harmony Award winners

Mayor Gregor Robertson presented the City’s 2012 Cultural Harmony Award to the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra and Joyce Lam of the Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre on 13 November.

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.

Olympic Cauldron

Archived - Nov 08Cauldron lighting kicks off Remembrance Day events in Vancouver

Come out to this year's Remembrance Day ceremonies beginning with a brief ceremony and lighting of the cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza at 8:00am, followed by Vancouver’s main Remembrance Day Ceremony and Parade at 10:00am at the Cenotaph at Victory Square.

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.

Pumpkins

Archived - Oct 31Your Halloween pumpkin is compostable

When the Halloween festivities are over and your pumpkin has seen better days, remember it is compostable. Don't put it in the garbage. Put it in your green bin (yard trimmings/food cart) or backyard composter.

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