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richard saunders field

Archived - Aug 03It’s batter up at the newly named Richard Saunders Field

Newly renovated Richard Saunders Field opens in time for 2016 Little League Canadian Championship tournament starting August 4 to 13.

Gil Kelley

Archived - Aug 02City appoints Gil Kelley as the general manager of Planning, Urban Design, and Sustainability

Find out Gil's role as our new chief planner and get to know his experience as a planning director in San Francisco and Portland.

Grandview plan

Archived - Jul 28Affordable housing top priority as Council approves new Grandview-Woodland Community Plan

​The Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood has a new community plan. Council approved a framework that will add family and non-market housing, protect and increase rental homes, improve community amenities, and preserve the unique vibe of Commercial Drive.

Park Board sprayer

Archived - Jul 28Battle of the bugs: Vancouver Park Board uses microscopic worm to fight chafer beetle pests

We're treating 31 sports fields with nematodes — microscopic roundworms that seek out and kill chafer beetle grubs — starting this week.

Brooklyn Bridge pop-up pool

Archived - Jul 26Vancouver Park Board one step closer to installing pop-up pool

Our first ever pop-up pool will provide you with more places to take a dip. It's slated to open in summer 2017 at a neighbourhood without an outdoor pool.

Join us for the Pride proclamation 2016 at Jim Deva Plaza

Archived - Jul 25City kicks off Pride week with proclamation and new plaza

Join us at the official opening of Jim Deva Plaza on Thursday, July 28 and the 38th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade on Sunday, July 31. Get road closure info.

Play the Water Wise Challenge online game

Archived - Jul 21Take a break from PokemonGo to play the Water Wise Challenge as hot weather returns

Explore the journey of our treated drinking water and how to be water wise in your yard and garden in our new online game: the Water Wise Challenge.

VanSplash Aquatics Strategy

Archived - Jul 21Vancouver Park Board launches Van Splash consultation and

We're looking at introducing innovative swimming options for residents, including a "pop-up" pool. Find out more.

Mayor Gregor Robertson riding Mobi bike at launch event

Archived - Jul 20Mobi hits the streets

Vancouver's new bike share program - Mobi (pronounced moe-bee) hit the streets today, with those holding founding memberships getting the first access to try out the new system.

Arbutus Greenway illustration

Archived - Jul 15 Arbutus Corridor rail removal completing ahead of schedule

The removal of train rails and ties from the Arbutus Corridor was substantially completed this week, ahead of schedule. This paves the way for us to proceed, starting next week, with installation of a temporary asphalt pathway.

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