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Vancouver-sport-hosting

Archived - Oct 11Calling all sport event organizers!

Apply now for the City of Vancouver's Sport Hosting Grant Program. Three funding options available. Deadline October 31, 2012.

Fireworks

Archived - Oct 10Permits required for fireworks in Vancouver

To buy and use fireworks this Halloween season in the City of Vancouver, you must have a permit and be 19 years of age or older.

Report missed waste pickups by the City of Vancouver

Archived - Oct 03Delays at the South Transfer Station

Scheduled pit repairs will cause delays at the Vancouver South Transfer Station October 5 to 10, and October 19 to 22. Use alternative disposal locations if possible.

Carrall Street Greenway in the Downtown Eastside

Archived - Oct 01Finding Home event to share inspiring stories during Homelessness Action Week

Help mark World Homelessness Day on October 10 by joining us for "Finding Home", an event that will share inspiring stories from people who have experienced homelessness, and those striving to improve the lives of the homeless.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Sep 27City's budget outlook for 2013 released

The City's budget outlook for 2013 has just been published and can be downloaded online. Opportunities to provide input will be coming soon.

Computer Circuit Board

Archived - Sep 25Vancouver app developers take on Greenest City targets at YVR Cleanweb Hackathon

Local software developers will take part in a ‘hackathon’ to generate smartphone and web apps that address the City of Vancouver’s Greenest City 2020 targets and environmental opportunities this Saturday, 29 September 2012.

Firefighter on ladder

Archived - Sep 21Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services testing new siren technology to improve safety and reduce noise pollution

In a continuing effort to improve public and firefighter safety - and reduce noise pollution in the city - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services VFRS has begun testing a new "Howler" siren.

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

Archived - Sep 20Volunteer to be on a City of Vancouver civic agency or committee

There are currently positions available for a variety of City civic agencies and committees, including the Chinatown Historic Area Planning Committee, the Development Permit Board Advisory Panel, and more. The deadline for applications is 19 October 2012 at 5:00pm.

The Mayor's Arts Awards

Archived - Sep 13Vancouver’s leading creative talents to receive Mayor’s Arts Awards and City Book Award

Vancouver’s creative community will be celebrated at a gala event on September 20 with presentation of the 2012 Mayor’s Arts Awards and the Vancouver Book Award. Twenty-five individuals who have made significant contributions to the creative life in our city and one author, whose work captures Vancouver’s rich history and culture, will be honoured.

Kensington  craft fair submissions for juried review

Archived - Sep 13Kensington craft fair call for submissions

Submit your craft or artwork now for inclusion in the Kensington Holiday Craft Fair. The submission deadline is September 28.

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