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Archived - May 14West End Community Plan wins Excellence in Policy Planning Award

The West End Community Plan has won the Planning Institute of British Columbia’s 2014 Excellence in Policy Planning Award (City and Urban Areas).

Kiteboarding

Archived - May 12Kiteboarders can now launch from Spanish Banks Extension

Kiteboarders will now be able to enjoy their sport locally as part of a new one-year pilot program at Vancouver’s most westerly beach.

Chickadee © Jay Black

Archived - May 10The Black-capped Chickadee named Vancouver's City Bird for 2015

For the last four weeks, six resident Vancouver birds have been vying for votes in Vancouver's first City Bird competition. Over 704,000 votes were cast in the online poll, and the Black-capped Chickadee won with 39% support (277,924 votes).

House damaged by the Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake in 2011

Archived - May 08Are you prepared for an emergency? Get prepared during Emergency Preparedness Week.

This week is Emergency Preparedness Week (May 4 -10) and it is a good reminder to ask yourself if you are ready for an emergency.Living in Vancouver, we could be faced with a major earthquake and yet few of us take the necessary steps to ensure we and our families are prepared.

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Archived - May 08Vancouver launches Pop-Up City Hall

Today the City launched the Pop-Up City Hall program, a mobile City Hall that provides easy access to key municipal services in different Vancouver neighbourhoods.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Archived - May 06Statement from Park Board Chair on commencement of legal action against Riley Park Hillcrest Community Association

There has been significant public concern expressed to the Park Board regarding alleged irregularities in the conduct of business at the Riley Park Hillcrest Community Association. The Park Board has requested information from the Association to assess the situation

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Archived - May 05United We Can relocates to City property in False Creek Flats

United We Can, one of the most successful social enterprises in Canada, has moved into a new, larger facility with the help of a rental grant from the City of Vancouver.

Year of Reconciliation art by Tania Willard, Peter Morin and Gabrielle Hill

Archived - May 05New artwork for the Year of Reconciliation debuts in May

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

Fitness centre

Archived - May 01Celebrate Move for Health Day on May 10 at four Park Board fitness centres

The Vancouver Park Board is celebrating Move for Health Day with open houses at four Park Board fitness centres.

Local youth talent

Archived - Apr 30Celebrate Youth Week at Creekside and Roundhouse community centres

Take part in the exciting Youth Week activities on May 3, including dragon boating, 3-on-3 basketball, a Race Around the World competition, skateboarding demos, and live performances.

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