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Black-capped Chickadee

Archived - Apr 28Vote for Vancouver's permanent official City Bird

Vote online or in-person for one of our local birds from April 28 to May 14: Anna's Hummingbird, Spotted Towhee, Northern Flicker, and the Varied Thrush.

Checking blood pressure

Archived - Apr 2729% increase in overdose response calls from last week

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 169 overdose response calls for the week of April 17, a 29% increase from the previous week.

Aboriginal man in a crowd at a torch lighting event

Archived - Apr 26Canada 150+ signature events revealed

We're announcing our Canada 150+ signature events for you to experience Indigenous culture throughout Vancouver this year.

The James Residence at 587 West King Edward Avenue received a 2017 Vancouver Heritage Award for the high degree of retention and thoughtful restoration of the one-of-a-kind and beloved city landmark

Archived - Apr 25Vancouver Heritage Award winners represent excellence in preservation projects

Find out the projects and accomplishments were awarded for promoting heritage conservation, public education, advocacy, and awareness in Vancouver.

Challenger baseball field at Hillcrest Park

Archived - Apr 22Vancouver Park Board opens baseball field designed for children with disabilities

The wheelchair-accessible field at Hillcrest Park is western Canada's first Challenger baseball field for children with physical and cognitive challenges.

Park Board staff cleaning up the field at Sunset Beach Park after the 4/20 marijuana event

Archived - Apr 21Sunset Beach Park to be closed for repairs after 4/20

The field will close for up to five weeks to recover from the 4/20 marijuana event. The Park Board will try to recoup repair costs from event organizers.

Trees for sale by Vancouver Park Board

Archived - Apr 12Residents invited to grow Vancouver’s urban forest with $10 trees

The Park Board is selling 3,000 trees at $10 apiece including twenty-six varieties of fruit, flowering, shade, and conifer trees.

Community Partnership agreement

Archived - Apr 11Vancouver Park Board approves new Joint Operating Agreement with Community Centre Associations

The decision caps off a one-year consultation between the Park Board and the CCAs and introduces a historic new chapter in their relationship.

Addressing homelessness

Archived - Apr 11Our next steps to address homelessness, help SRO tenants

We have increased our response to address homelessness in the past year, and will take even further action throughout 2017 as high housing costs, near-zero rental vacancy, and frozen welfare rates continue to impact residents.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Apr 07Vancouverites share their ideas on what it means to live in Vancouver

Vancouverites share their ideas on what it means to live in Vancouver

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