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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.

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.

Ocean

Archived - Nov 13High tides expected in November – Similar to what we could expect with climate change

Starting 15 November, king tides are expected in Vancouver until 15 December. King tides are extreme high tide events. These king tide events offer us a chance to visualize what normal sea levels may look like in the future as levels rise due to climate change.

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.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Nov 07City and union ratify four-year agreement

City Council and CUPE local 15 have ratified a four-year agreement covering 3,700 clerical, technical and administrative workers. The term of the new agreement is 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2015.

Police cars

Archived - Nov 06From mischief to theft, Vancouver’s crime data for 2003 to 2011 now available for download

Using statistical data extracted from the Vancouver Police Department's computer systems, the public can now access and download Vancouver crime data for 2003 to June 2011.

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.

Data on traffic, including from signal reports, helps the City manage traffic in Vancouver.

Archived - Oct 31City Council has approved the Transportation 2040 Plan

The plan presents a transportation vision and framework for the next 30 years, and a guide to transportation decision making over the next 15 years. It will ensure our transportation network continues to support our economic prosperity, community health, and environmental improvement.

Emergency kit

Archived - Oct 30Earthquake Preparedness Workshop. Be prepared, not scared.

With the recent earthquake in BC, it is a good reminder to be prepared when an earthquake or disaster strikes. Register for a free workshop on how to prepare for an earthquake.

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