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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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