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RestART Mural - Aboriginal Art

Archived - Oct 12RestART workshop and mural deterring illegal graffiti

The City’s Integrated Graffiti Management Program teamed up with the Grandview-Woodland Community Policing Centre and Vancouver Police Department for a RestART workshop and mural along the Grandview Viaduct.

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.

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.

W.H-New -2012-Book-Award-Winner

Archived - Sep 21Poetry collection YVR by W.H. New wins Vancouver Book Award

An independent jury selected YVR for its maturity of concept and language, its musicality, rhythm and poetry of Vancouver place names, and the many political, geographic and community voices.

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.

Public art in Riley Park neighbourhood: Geyser for Hillcrest Park

Archived - Sep 19Geyser for Hillcrest Park: Public Art in Vancouver

Unlike Old Faithful, which was the inspiration for the artists, the Geyser for Hillcrest Park has its own intermittent schedule. Discover this geyser's underground secret.

Adapted social and recreation programs in Vancouver

Archived - Sep 17Summit looks to bridge isolation through community strategies

The City has joined with SFU, the Vancouver Foundation, and other community partners to host the inaugural Community Summit Alone Together: Connecting in the City from September 18-23. The six-day series of workshops and events addresses the issue of isolation through discussions, music, poetry, comedy, debate, and film.

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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