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Rupert Park Pitch and Putt

Archived - May 26The First Tee gets permanent home at Vancouver pitch and putt

The First Tee, a unique program that uses golf to teach youth core values such as perseverance, respect and honesty, has found a new home at an east Vancouver golf course.

Stanley Park miniature train

Archived - May 26Choo choo, choo … next stop Stanley Park: Miniature train turns 50

The miniature train is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Stanley Park. To commemorate this milestone, there will be $5.00 train rides, free entertainment, and more from June 6 - 8.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - May 26City invites entries for inaugural Urban Design Awards

Celebrate design excellence in our city. Submit your entry for our inaugural Urban Design Awards.

Contact Creekside Community Centre

Archived - May 23Community centres offer all day programming during teachers’ strike

Vancouver Park Board community centres are responding to the BC Teachers’ Federation rotating one-day strikes by offering day long programming on Monday, May 26 at 13 community centres.

Children at a playground

Archived - May 22City of Vancouver exceeds target for new childcare

At today’s Child Care Month celebration, Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that the City has surpassed its three-year target for creating new childcare spaces.

Dog in park

Archived - May 22Please don't leave pets unattended in cars in warm weather

As the weather gets warmer, take care of your pet by not leaving it in the car when you’re out together. Even in the shade with the windows partly open, the inside temperature in a car can quickly rise high enough to seriously harm or even kill your pet.

Second Beach Pool

Archived - May 14Summer starts in Vancouver with the opening of outdoor pools and beaches

Starting this Victoria Day long weekend, the city’s outdoor pools and beaches will open, and lifeguards and Park Rangers will be on duty.

West End

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.

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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