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People seated and enjoying outdoor public space

Aug 16Volunteers needed to help make downtown public space more vibrant and inviting

Help make public space in downtown Vancouver more vibrant and inviting by playing a part in the City of Vancouver's Public Space and Public Life Study.

The Vancouver FIFA Fan Zone

Aug 15Vancouver aims to be part of FIFA 2026 World Cup bid

Today it was announced that Vancouver is one of the cities vying to be part of the joint bid by Canada, the US, and Mexico to host the FIFA 2026 World Cup.

Boater driving his motorboat across False Creek

Aug 15Boaters encouraged to pump, not dump

The City of Vancouver and the Park Board have launched a free mobile pump-out service in False Creek to increase access to sewage disposal facilities and help improve water quality.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Aug 11Statement regarding 1550 West 29 Avenue

City staff have met with the owners on many occasions to try and find a solution to the issues relating to 1550 West 29th Avenue but are limited as to the action they can take.

Illustration of aerial view of 800 Robson Plaza sidewalk

Aug 11800 Robson Plaza to receive painted design and single level surface

On August 11, the 800 block of Robson Street will be filled to create a single level surface between the sidewalk and the street. Leveling the surface will create a flexible, functional, and level plaza for public use and enjoyment.

 Mobi-Mat allows those with mobility challenges to enjoy the ocean

Aug 09Beaches for all: Park Board launches beach mat pilot project at English Bay

Mobi-Mat allows those with mobility challenges to enjoy the ocean.

Person playing the piano at the Bute-Robson Trial Plaza

Aug 08Surprise and Delight: Five new public spaces to enjoy this summer

While you are out enjoying the city this summer on a walk, roll, or bike ride, consider stopping by one of five photogenic new public spaces recently installed across the city.

Chief Sparrow from Musqueam Nation, H. Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Karen Joseph from Reconciliation Canada

Aug 05The Drum is Calling Festival in numbers

During nine days, close to 40,000 attendees enjoyed the diverse offerings of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis artists, performers, storytellers, chefs, dancers, drummers, artisans, filmmakers, designers, writers, activists, young leaders, and elders.

Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

Aug 04Two overdose deaths reported for the week of July 24

The Vancouver Police Department reported a suspected two overdose deaths for the week of July 24, down from three reported the previous week.

Vancouver Votes - people at computer

Aug 04October by-election to include Vancouver school trustees

The Province of British Columbia has informed the City of Vancouver that the October 14, 2017 by-election will include the election of Vancouver school trustees.

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