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Greenest City Scholar Angie Nicholas presents her project about waste diversion at special events

Archived - Sep 16Greenest City Scholars Program reaches 5th year

Over five years, the Greenest City Scholars Program has connected 59 University of British Columbia (UBC) graduate students with the City to perform meaningful research on sustainability initiatives. Explore the projects from this year's scholars.

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Archived - Sep 15Local architecture and design celebrated at inaugural Vancouver Urban Design Awards

Ten projects representing the highest standards of architecture and urban design are the recipients of the first-ever City of Vancouver Urban Design Awards.

Roof of building under construction

Archived - Sep 15Building bylaw information session for contractors and developers

The next information session on the new 2015 Vancouver Building Bylaw as it relates to one- and two-family building permit applications is September 16. Learn about the session topics and sign up.

Kitchen container and Green Bin

Archived - Sep 12Expanded Green Bin Program marks its second anniversary

As we mark the two-year anniversary of the City's expanded Green Bin Program for recycling food scraps, we observe less garbage going to the landfill and more collection of organics. We continue to prepare for the 2015 region-wide landfill disposal ban of all food scraps.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Sep 112014 Vancouver Book Award finalists announced

Five books that reflect Vancouver’s unique character, culture and history have been selected as finalists for the 2014 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Skimboarders

Archived - Sep 10Skimboarding camps extended through September

For the first time ever, the Vancouver Park Board is offering flatland skimboarding camps during the month of September, though the West Point Grey Community Centre.

Contact Creekside Community Centre

Archived - Aug 28Vancouver community centres offer programming as teachers’ strike threatens to continue

Vancouver Park Board community centres are responding to the BC Teachers’ Federation summer-long strike that threatens to continue into the fall.

Cycling in Vancouver

Archived - Aug 27Cycling routes see record usage

Cycling routes and separated bike lanes have seen record numbers throughout the month of July.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Aug 27Track work suspended for talks between City and CP Rail

City senior officials and CP Rail have agreed to meet to discuss the future of the Arbutus Corridor.

Pedestrians and bus near English Bay

Archived - Aug 25New wayfinding increases likelihood of walking

To help make finding a walking route in Vancouver even easier, 210 map stands will be updated or installed, starting in the downtown core this September. Additional maps will be installed around the city throughout the fall.

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