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Archived - Aug 212017 overdose deaths already surpass 2016 total, City of Vancouver estimates

Vancouver Police Department reported a suspected three overdose deaths for the week of August 7, bringing the total overdose deaths in the city to 232 so far this year.

Over 4,000 people gather outside City Hall in opposing rallies

Archived - Aug 19Protests in Vancouver end peacefully

The planned protests outside Vancouver City Hall today passed without major incident.

Kits Beach basketball courts

Archived - Aug 18Park Board and Canada One Athletic Foundation celebrate enhanced basketball courts during Kitsfest

Park Board and Canada One Athletic Foundation celebrate enhanced basketball courts at Kitsilano Beach.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Aug 17Statement of clarification about Saturday's planned protests

We continue to work with Vancouver Police to monitor Saturday's planned protest and minimize any risk to the public. We expect any protest to be held in a peaceful, safe, and non-violent manner.

The Vancouver FIFA Fan Zone

Archived - Aug 15Vancouver aims to be part of FIFA 2026 World Cup bid

Today it was announced that Vancouver is one of the cities vying to be part of the joint bid by Canada, the US, and Mexico to host the FIFA 2026 World Cup.

Illustration of aerial view of 800 Robson Plaza sidewalk

Archived - Aug 11800 Robson Plaza to receive painted design and single level surface

On August 11, the 800 block of Robson Street will be filled to create a single level surface between the sidewalk and the street. Leveling the surface will create a flexible, functional, and level plaza for public use and enjoyment.

Block party table with food and water

Archived - Aug 11City streets in high use for fun, community, and creativity this August

Summer event and filming are in full swing at the City with more than 81 events and 70 productions planning to use portions of Vancouver’s streets in August. Residents and visitors are encouraged to participate in the festivities and to plan ahead when travelling around the City.

Person playing the piano at the Bute-Robson Trial Plaza

Archived - Aug 08Surprise and Delight: Five new public spaces to enjoy this summer

While you are out enjoying the city this summer on a walk, roll, or bike ride, consider stopping by one of five photogenic new public spaces recently installed across the city.

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Archived - Aug 08Nomination packages available for candidates running in by-election

Information packages for candidates running in the October 14 by-election are now available online and at City Hall on the third floor in the City Clerk’s Office.

Chief Sparrow from Musqueam Nation, H. Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Karen Joseph from Reconciliation Canada

Archived - Aug 05The Drum is Calling Festival in numbers

During nine days, close to 40,000 attendees enjoyed the diverse offerings of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis artists, performers, storytellers, chefs, dancers, drummers, artisans, filmmakers, designers, writers, activists, young leaders, and elders.

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