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Finding solutions for homelessness

Archived - May 07Homelessness Action Week Grants

Does your non-profit organization have innovative ideas for raising awareness and responding to issues on homelessness? Apply for a 2013 Homelessness Action Week grant by May 17.

Eugene Wong, 2012 Vancouver Open champion

Archived - May 06New date, larger purse for 2013 Saputo Vancouver Open

The 2013 Saputo Vancouver Open, held on the Vancouver Park Board’s three championship golf courses in partnership with Vancouver Golf Tour, is moving to June this year with a $125,000 purse based on a full field of national and international players, and a $16,000 cheque for the winner.

Food cart

Archived - May 02Vancouver's street food options expand again this summer: 15 new trucks bring the total to 114

Fifteen new food trucks will offer everything from Belgian waffles to Filipino fusion to French crepes and pastries on Vancouver’s streets, and will be among the 114 stationary food trucks in the city.

Kitchen container

Archived - May 01New Green Bin Program rolls out to first Vancouver neighbourhoods this week

A change in the frequency of garbage collection and Green Bin service for houses and duplexes begins May 1. The first residents to see the change will be in the ‘green’ north collection zone. Your Green Bin and Blue Box willed be emptied weekly and your garbage every other week.

Hummingbird

Archived - May 01Bird Week celebrations in Vancouver

The Vancouver Park Board, in collaboration with the City of Vancouver, the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Tourism Vancouver, is celebrating the inaugural Bird Week, May 4 – 11, 2013.

Dogs inside

Archived - Apr 30Take a free workshop during Emergency Preparedness Week

Keep yourself, family, and pets safe in an earthquake. Sign up for a free emergency preparedness workshop during Emergency Preparedness Week from May 5 to 11.

Vancouver street

Archived - Apr 22City announces Treekeepers program to grow Vancouver’s urban forest

Residents in Vancouver now have a new way to support the City of Vancouver’s goal to be the greenest city in the world by 2020, with the launch of the Treekeepers Program, which encourages residents and businesses to plant more trees on their property.

brockton point

Archived - Apr 17Public art proposal

The Parks Board has received a public art donation proposal from the Portuguese Joe Memorial Society to install a sculpture in Stanley Park. Tell us what you think of the proposal.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Apr 16City invites submissions for 2013 Book Award

Authors and publishers of books that contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character or the achievements of its residents are invited to submit entries for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Kitchen container and Green Bin

Archived - Apr 16Changes to your garbage and Green Bin pick-up service

If you live in a house or a duplex and receive garbage pick-up from the City, your collection schedule will change. Starting spring 2013, your Green Bin and recycling will be emptied every week, and your garbage bin every other week.

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