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Archived - May 05City Hall closes at 4:00pm on provincial election day

​The Vancouver City Hall campus will close at 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 9 to allow City employees to vote in the provincial election.

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Archived - May 04Fifteen overdose deaths in the last week of April

Fifteen overdose deaths were reported in the last week of April, making it the second highest on record for 2017.

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Archived - May 02Celebrate our Fine-Feathered Friends at Vancouver Bird Week 2017

Vancouver Bird Week – May 6 to 13 – celebrates the beauty, diversity and ecological importance of Vancouver’s bird population at more than three dozen events.

Aerial view of Southeast False Creek

Archived - May 02New actions support the City's goal to protect Vancouver's waterways

Today, Council approved new actions to strengthen the protection of, and reduce contamination in Vancouver's surrounding waters.

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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.

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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.

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