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Suggest a name

Have a great idea for naming one of the City of Vancouver's assets?

Names we welcome

  • Honouring noteworthy Vancouver people
  • Commemorating our history, places, or events
  • Recognizing our multicultural diversity
  • Recognizing our native wildlife, flora, fauna, or natural features

Read the criteria for names

Names we won't consider

  • Duplicate names
  • Sounding too similar to another name in the same category
  • Discriminatory or derogatory names
  • Could be considered as advertising
  • Renaming an existing civic asset

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City Archivist contact information

City Archivist
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4

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Naming City-owned assets

How City assets are named

How you can get involved with naming facilities, streets, and more in Vancouver.

Criteria for names on the Name Reserve List

Find out what kinds of names will be considered for naming City-owned assets.

View names on the Reserve List

See the list of names that have been suggested and approved.

Suggest a name

Propose a name that honours people, places, events, and things related to the city of Vancouver.