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The Mayor's Arts Awards

Archived - Sep 05RSVP for 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards Ceremony

You and a guest are invited to join Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vancouver City Council in honouring the recipients of the 2012 Mayor’s Arts Awards.

Two men discussing building plans

Archived - Aug 306,000 jobs created as building permit values hit $1 billion

Over 6,000 construction and related spin-off jobs were created in Vancouver’s housing and commercial/industrial sector as building permit values reached $1.1 billion during the first half of 2012. This figure is a 39% increase over the same period last year, and 16% higher than pre-recession levels in 2008.

ViVA Vancouver: Pop Rocks

Archived - Aug 29Robson St. pedestrian plaza to remain open; City staff consulting on longer street closure

The 800 block of Robson Street, between Hornby and Howe, will remain closed to vehicles until the end of the year following another very successful summer as a popular pedestrian plaza.

Community Garden

Archived - Aug 27Greenest City Fund – Grants for Charitable Organizations

If you are a registered charitable organization, apply for a Greenest City Grant for Vancouver-based projects that address one or more of the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan goals. Deadline for project proposals: Friday, September 14.

Hastings Park Master Plan

Archived - Aug 18The City to enforce neighbourhood parking restrictions during the PNE

Heading to the PNE? The easiest ways to get there are by transit, bike, or on foot. If you drive, park your vehicle in one of the designated on-site parking lots, or one of the designated lots nearby.

ViVA Vancouver: Pop Rocks

Archived - Aug 16Take a seat on Robson Street - Check out VIVA Vancouver's Pop Rocks

VIVA Vancouver brings you Pop Rocks, a temporary installation that provides you with comfortable seating to socialize, rest, eat, or read a book in the heart of downtown.

Encorp Pilot 2012

Archived - Aug 14City and Encorp launch new beverage container recycling pilot program

Sixty new beverage container recycling bins are located at Kitsilano Beach, Sunset Beach, English Bay, Second Beach at Stanley Park, and Commercial Drive between Venables Street and 13th Avenue.

City hall

Archived - Aug 10Tell us what you would like to see on the new website

We have a brand-new website that is easier to use, and will help you connect with the City. Is there something else you would like to see on this site? Tell us!

The City of Vancouver works with the Burrard Inlet Environmental Action Program to protect the inlet.

Archived - Aug 09City of Vancouver to offer six City-owned sites for affordable rental housing

The City of Vancouver is seeking proposals to build an estimated 500 new units of affordable rental housing on six City-owned sites.

Brian Jackson

Archived - Aug 08City appoints senior planning and development leader

The City of Vancouver has appointed Brian J. Jackson as the new General Manager, Planning and Development, following an international search.

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