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Building a city we love

It takes everyone’s help to build a great city that we love. Thank you to our volunteers and residents for the great work you do.

Watch these videos about what we do

Sewer worker

Clearing sewer pipes

Learn how our Sewer Operations team is out there helping catch basins and sewer pipes flow freely.

Keeping traffic moving

Learn about our parking enforcement officers while they patrol to help keep kids safe and traffic moving.

Georgia water main upgrades

Find out what's involved in replacing an aging water main along on of Vancouver's busiest corridors.

Taking care of our street lights

Ever wonder who's taking care of our street lights and traffic signals? Find out about our dedicated team of electricians and technicians during a night shift ride-along with Katie.

Water quality

Neil and Preet explain where our drinking water comes from, and how the City keeps the water quality high when it arrives in your glass.

Ready for snow and ice

Meet Nic and Luis. Their job is to make sure our snow equipment is ready for winter. Get an up close look at the brine trucks, snow plows, and salters before they hit the streets.

Story of a garbage can

Dive into the story of Vancouver’s garbage cans. Vancouver has over 3,000 waste bins helping keep city streets clean.

Street cleaning

Dan walks you through a night in the life of a City street cleaner. Learn how he and his crew help to keep our city clean and spectacular.

Nanaimo upgrades

Sheana and Ivan show you the Nanaimo Street Upgrades, upgrading the essential infrastructure you use every day.

Trading cards

What kind of vehicles help build our city? See our trading cards with eight great members of our fleet.

You can get the cards from staff working with these vehicles around the city! 

Trading cards

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