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Coal Harbour

Archived - Jul 09Vancouver proves cities can protect the environment and grow the economy

The City of Vancouver released its third annual Greenest City Action Plan update today, with progress continuing in all 10 goal areas. Most notably, Vancouver reached a remarkable six per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) since 2007. In the same period, the population grew five per cent and jobs increased seven per cent.

It's Written on Your Face by Jeannette Sirois

Archived - Jul 07New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in July

A new public art project, a series of transit shelter posters, debuts in July 2014 in an exhibition to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation.

Soccer goalie

Archived - Jul 06Soccer fever takes over Vancouver

To mark the 2014 Fifa World Cup Final on July 13, come out to “Soccer! Samba!! Celebration!!!” at the Trout Lake Community Centre. Reserve your tickets in advance.

The City of Vancouver works with the Burrard Inlet Environmental Action Program to protect the inlet.

Archived - Jul 04Trans Mountain answers only 248 of the 394 questions submitted by the City of Vancouver

On Friday, the City will use its status as an intervener to call upon the National Energy Board (NEB) to direct Trans Mountain to respond to the 145 questions that remain outstanding from the City’s original submission to the NEB.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Jul 032015-2018 Capital Plan proposes major investments in affordable housing, childcare, transportation

The City of Vancouver’s draft 2015-2018 Capital Plan, which will be presented to Council on July 9, identifies $1.08 billion of capital investment priorities for the City for the next four years with a focus on affordable housing, childcare, and transportation.

Vancouver street

Archived - Jul 02Help young street trees thrive this summer

Help the Vancouver Park Board, and water young street trees in front of your home and on your block — not only during this hot weather, but throughout the summer.

Photo of Jenn Bojm with Hymns From The Moon, album launch, November 2013, by M. Jolly.

Archived - Jul 01Mid-pilot improvements to the Arts Event Licence Pilot Program

The pilot program makes it easier to host pop-up performances for up to 250 people in studios, warehouses, and other unconventional event spaces. Thanks to valuable ongoing participation and feedback, we are making mid-pilot improvements with processing times, event series, and more – starting today.

Vancouver Farmers Market

Archived - Jun 27City pilot program to allow vending of craft liquor at Vancouver farmers markets

The City will roll out a pilot program for locally-made beer, wine, and spirit sales at the following farmers markets this summer and fall: Oak Street, Mount Pleasant, Kerrisdale Village, River District, and Yaletown markets.

VECTOR volunteer

Archived - Jun 26Amateur radio operators showcase emergency response communications at 24-hour event

See hundreds of highly skilled local amateur radio operators come together to practice emergency response operations during a 24 hour event at Queen Elizabeth Park this weekend.

Urban Reef - Robson Street

Archived - Jun 26VIVA Vancouver launches fourth year of vibrant pedestrian spaces

VIVA Vancouver, now in its fourth year, continues to grow in popularity, with new programming for VIVA Granville every weekend this summer. A new installation at 800 Robson Street, and new parklets for you to sit, relax, hang out with friends, and meet your neighbours.

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