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Vancouver is part of 100 Resilient Cities

Archived - May 24City of Vancouver selected to join 100 Resilient Cities global network

City amongst final group of cities selected in competitive grant process, gaining access to international network of tools and partnerships to build resilience.

Mobi bike

Archived - May 20Introducing Mobi, bikes we share

The name selected for Vancouver’s new bike share program to launch this summer is Mobi (pronounced moe-bee). Discounted memberships available until June 30.

Kits Pool

Archived - May 19It’s beach towel weather: Outdoor pools to open this weekend

The heated seaside pools open Saturday, May 21 at Kitsilano Beach Park, Second Beach in Stanley Park, and New Brighton ParkPark Board. Lifeguards and park rangers will be on duty.

Downtown Vancouver beach

Archived - May 18Enhancing waste collection and removal: Additional funding for Street Cleaning Grant Program approved

Council has approved a 50% increase to the annual Street Cleaning Grant Program, which provides funding to non-profit agencies to support litter collection in the Downtown East Side and Business Improvement Areas (BIAs).

Spanish Banks East Concession

Archived - May 18Surf, sand, sun and snacks: Park Board seeks your input to improve concession experience

The Vancouver Park Board has hired a consultant to develop a business strategy to improve concession food and beverages to better reflect Vancouver.

East Fraser land concept drawing

Archived - May 17Park Board approves contract for new parks in southeast Vancouver

The parks will link with trails along the Fraser River and create ecological connections to Everett Crowley Park and Fraserview Golf Course to the north.

House at 1550 West 29th Avenue

Archived - May 13Heritage Inspection Order issued for 1550 West 29th Avenue

Our Director of Planning has ordered a heritage inspection of the property located at 1550 West 29th Avenue. The action was taken to evaluate the home’s potential historic significance. This is the first time a Heritage Inspection has been ordered.

Be waterwise this summer to help conserve our drinking water

Archived - May 13Share your #waterwise tips

Annual lawn watering restrictions begin on May 15 to conserve water through the dry summer months when rainfall is at its lowest. Be water wise this summer and share your tips.

Modular housing

Archived - May 12City takes next steps on modular housing pilot project

We are taking the next steps on a new solution for providing temporary housing for low-income residents. The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency has proposed two initial sites for a modular housing pilot program: 1500 Main and 1060 Howe.

Couple facing home

Archived - May 112015 Vancouver Housing Report Card

We're halfway into our 10-year Housing and Homelessness Strategy and have invested over $600 million in affordable housing so far and created major protections for renters. Find out our focus for the next five years to face affordability challenges.

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