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VanDusen Botanical Garden

Archived - Mar 15VanDusen Garden receives award in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary

VanDusen Garden receives a ‘Canada 150 Garden Experience’ designation in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Production apprentice program

Archived - Mar 14City launches pilot Aboriginal Production Apprentice Program

The Canada 150+ team is seeking Aboriginal apprentices as production assistants to receive exposure in event production while receiving a living wage.

Archived - Mar 14Pacific great blue herons now nesting in Stanley Park

​The Pacific great blue herons are back for the 17th year and are now starting to claim nests in the colony located across from the tennis courts and above the parking lot at 2099 Beach Avenue in Stanley Park.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Archived - Mar 10Park Board amending bylaw to prohibit cetaceans at Vancouver Aquarium

The Park Board directed staff last night to amend a park bylaw that pertains to cetaceans in city parks in order to prohibit the importation and display of live cetaceans in Vancouver parks. The Board asked staff to bring forward the amended bylaw for review no later than May 15.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Mar 09Statement on BC Hydro

City Council postponed any decision on BC Hydro’s “seed” proposal because it couldn't make a fully informed decision on behalf of Vancouver residents by BC Hydro’s March 31 deadline.

Police cars

Archived - Mar 09Number of overdose calls last week highest so far this year

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 174 overdose calls for the week of February 26 to March 5. Vancouver Police also reported 14 suspected overdose deaths across the city last week.

The Vancouver FIFA Fan Zone

Archived - Mar 08Vancouver becoming premier sport-hosting destination

Today City staff provided a progress update to Council reinforcing Vancouver’s position as a world-class sport-hosting destination. Staff outlined estimated economic impacts totaling $73 million.

Apartment building

Archived - Mar 07City improving permit process to be more responsive, service oriented

We have made significant investments in improving development processes and wait times to improve workflow and overall customer experience in 2016. Learn more.

Awards of excellence

Archived - Mar 01Exceptional citizens honoured at 2017 Vancouver Awards of Excellence

Seventeen exceptional Vancouver individuals, organizations, and businesses were honoured for their outstanding civic achievements. Mike Harcourt, former mayor of the City of Vancouver and premier of British Columbia, received the Freedom of the City award.

Leek House, 2013 Heritage Award winner

Archived - Feb 24Nominations open for People's Choice Heritage Awards

Nominate a project, small or large, that preserves heritage buildings, structures, or other features located in Vancouver. Nominations close March 18.

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