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Archived - Sep 26 Mayor’s Arts Awards honour outstanding members of Vancouver’s arts community

Some of the brightest talents and leaders in Vancouver’s arts community will be honoured with the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Awards on October 3 at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. Find out more.

A warmer climate with more frequent extreme events and rainfall in Vancouver will have implications for how much we heat, cool and protect our homes.

Archived - Sep 23Clarification of our position on natural gas

We are not banning the use of natural gas, despite claims to the contrary in a misinformed opinion piece in The Province newspaper. Learn more.

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Archived - Sep 22Experience Culture Days with a tango or a tour

Discover the talents of Vancouver’s cultural community and join the activities during Culture Days from September 30 to October 2.

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Archived - Sep 21New Start launches for immigrants and refugees in Vancouver

Today staff introduced the New Start Strategy to City Council, laying out 28 priority actions for effective settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees in Vancouver over the next decade.

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Archived - Sep 21Vancouver to become first major city in Canada certified as living wage employer

Council has approved pursuing Living Wage Employer certification for all City employees and sub-contractors to be compensated at or above Metro Vancouver's living wage rate of $20.64 per hour.

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Archived - Sep 20Park Board takes steps towards second seniors’ centre in southeast Vancouver

At a Board meeting last night, Vancouver Park Board directed staff to investigate potential sites for a seniors’ centre near Sunset Community Centre.

West End memorial to honour sex workers unveiled

Archived - Sep 16West End memorial to honour sex workers unveiled

West End Sex Workers Memorial Committee unveils a memorial at the corner of Jervis and Pendrell Streets to honour the lives of sex workers.


Archived - Sep 13Strathcona breakfast program serves over 11,000 meals in five months

Today Mayor Robertson joined local students and family members at the Strathcona Community Centre Association breakfast program, where over 11,000 meals were served to local students and family members from January 1 to May 31, 2016.

Tree sale

Archived - Sep 13Help us grow our urban forest, one $10 tree at a time

The Vancouver Park Board is again selling trees online to Vancouver residents for $10 starting September 12.

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Archived - Sep 12City welcomes delegates to Vancouver for 2016 Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place Conference

We are proud to host the 2016 Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place (PWPBPP) Conference at the Sheraton Wall Centre from September 12-15. Learn more about the conference and register.

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