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Local Food Assets Task Force members

Archived - Jul 10Park Board Local Food Action Plan integrates local food into Vancouver’s parks and recreation system

The Vancouver Park Board unveiled its creative and ambitious Local Food Action Plan highlighting priority areas and actions to increase local food assets in Vancouver parks and recreation facilities.

All social activities at Vancouver recreation facilities

Archived - Jul 10Grants available for projects that help communities

If you have a project idea that could help create healthy and vibrant communities throughout our province, you could qualify for a Vancouver Foundation grant to help make it a reality. Learn more and apply.

Vancouver has a plan in place to become the greenest city in the world

Archived - Jul 09Greenest City update shows Vancouver carbon pollution dropped 4% since 2007 while economy grew

Vancouver City Council received an update today on the Greenest City Action Plan (GCAP), and heard that the City has achieved a four per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions since 2007, while Vancouver’s economy and population both grew significantly.

Second Beach Pool in Vancouver

Archived - Jul 08Park Board OneCard is here!

Universal access to recreation in Vancouver is now available at all Park Board facilities with the launch of the OneCard, giving local residents access to the entire network of Park Board pools, rinks, and fitness centres across the city – regardless of income or where they live.

'Brief Encounters Rekindled, Act 2' by Pia Massie (filmmaker) and Wen Wei Wang (photo by yvonne chow)

Archived - Jul 04Get involved in the arts with local artists at parks and community centres

The Vancouver Park Board has selected over 20 local artists to take up studio residencies at parks and community centres. Artists will develop their work, engage the community, and increase participation in the arts. Learn about the new artist groups and their studio locations.

Corduroy road

Archived - Jul 03VIVA Vancouver summer series is back!

The full program for Granville weekend closures has been released; new activations include a Yaletown farmers market and more parklets.

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.

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.

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