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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.

The Fieldhouse at Elm Park

Archived - Oct 02More than 30 local artists set to work out of Park Board field houses

More than 30 local artists, including internationally renowned visual artist Germaine Koh and composer/double bassist Mark Haney, have been selected to participate in the Vancouver Park Board’s artist studio residency project in seven new locations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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