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husar team members

Archived - Jun 28City deploys HUSAR team to assist in Calgary

Vancouver has deployed its Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) team to Calgary to assist with ongoing flood relieve and recovery efforts.

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Archived - Jun 28Early results of Green Bin Program exceed expectations - Initial participation rates 60 per cent higher than program goal

Participation in Vancouver’s Green Bin Program has almost tripled since it launched this spring.

The heat can be harmful, even in temperate, coastal BC.

Archived - Jun 28Be prepared for hot weather

The forecast is calling for higher temperatures over the next few days in Vancouver so everyone should take precautions in the heat.

Two men discussing building plans

Archived - Jun 27Changes to inspections services begin July 2

The deadline for booking next-business-day inspections and office hours for inspectors will be extended starting July 2, 2013.

Sunset Community Centre youth worker and volunteers

Archived - Jun 26Youth think outside the composting barrel

Youth volunteers in Vancouver’s Sunset neighbourhood are getting valuable work experience … in addition to helping their community.

VIVA Vancouver - Robson St

Archived - Jun 25VIVA Vancouver celebrates the installation of Corduroy Road

This unique seating installation will be ready for reclining on Robson Street by June 29, as VIVA Vancouver animates the streets downtown for its fourth year.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Jun 21Vancouver offers Calgary 3-1-1 support with emergency flood information

City of Vancouver 3-1-1 staff are helping their Calgary counterparts cope with its Local State of Emergency by offering to take overflow call volume that Calgary cannot support.

Viva Vancouver on Robson St

Archived - Jun 21VIVA Vancouver kicks off this weekend with the Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The city’s downtown core streets will come alive as VIVA Vancouver returns this weekend. The summer program will transform streets into public spaces until Labour Day, by bringing the community together to sit and relax, meet new people, and talk with neighbours.

Jericho Beach

Archived - Jun 20Jericho Beach restoration returns nature to the water's edge

The Vancouver Park Board celebrated the official completion of the Jericho Beach habitat and environmental restoration June 19, 2013.

Year of Reconciliation logo

Archived - Jun 20City of Vancouver proclaims a Year of Reconciliation

The City of Vancouver proclaims June 21, 2013 to June 20, 2014 as the Year of Reconciliation. This year-long initiative includes a series of gatherings, intercultural dialogue and storytelling workshops, public education, and cultural and arts programs as ways to mend the past, build shared understanding, and to create a legacy for meaningful change in society.

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