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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.

Mayor Gregor Robertson placing food scraps into container

Archived - Sep 11City expands residential Food Scraps Recycling Program

If you live in a house or duplex, you now can add all food scraps and food soiled paper along with yard waste to your green bin. This means, in addition to uncooked fruits and vegetables, coffee grounds, egg shells and teabags, residents can now add meat, fish, bones, dairy, bread, cooked items and food soiled paper such as napkins, pizza boxes and paper plates.

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

Archived - Sep 07City accepting nominations for Cultural Harmony Awards

The awards recognize outstanding contributions by individuals or organizations in promoting greater understanding, respect, and cooperation among people of different cultural groups and backgrounds.

Paint tray and roller

Archived - Sep 06Graffiti free paint program

Thanks to a partnership with Dulux Paints, Vancouver property owners can receive free paint for the removal of existing graffiti up to two times in a calendar year.

Parks Board

Archived - Sep 06Park Board statement on Vancouver Police Department charges

The Park Board has just become aware of the Vancouver Police Department’s charges against a former lifeguard for historic incidents, and are fully assisting them with their investigation.

The Mayor's Arts Awards

Archived - Sep 05RSVP for 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards Ceremony

You and a guest are invited to join Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vancouver City Council in honouring the recipients of the 2012 Mayor’s Arts Awards.

ViVA Vancouver: Pop Rocks

Archived - Aug 29Robson St. pedestrian plaza to remain open; City staff consulting on longer street closure

The 800 block of Robson Street, between Hornby and Howe, will remain closed to vehicles until the end of the year following another very successful summer as a popular pedestrian plaza.

Community Garden

Archived - Aug 27Greenest City Fund – Grants for Charitable Organizations

If you are a registered charitable organization, apply for a Greenest City Grant for Vancouver-based projects that address one or more of the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan goals. Deadline for project proposals: Friday, September 14.

ViVA Vancouver: Pop Rocks

Archived - Aug 16Take a seat on Robson Street - Check out VIVA Vancouver's Pop Rocks

VIVA Vancouver brings you Pop Rocks, a temporary installation that provides you with comfortable seating to socialize, rest, eat, or read a book in the heart of downtown.

electric vehicle fleet 2012 event

Archived - Aug 15Vancouver's municipal vehicle fleet becomes greenest in Canada

Thirteen new vehicles will ensure the City lowers its carbon footprint and saves taxpayers money on fuel and maintenance costs, while maintaining efficient service delivery across Vancouver.

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