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Archived - 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

Archived - 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.

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Archived - 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.

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Archived - Aug 11City streets in high use for fun, community, and creativity this August

Summer event and filming are in full swing at the City with more than 81 events and 70 productions planning to use portions of Vancouver’s streets in August. Residents and visitors are encouraged to participate in the festivities and to plan ahead when travelling around the City.

Person playing the piano at the Bute-Robson Trial Plaza

Archived - 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.

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Archived - Aug 08Nomination packages available for candidates running in by-election

Information packages for candidates running in the October 14 by-election are now available online and at City Hall on the third floor in the City Clerk’s Office.

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

Archived - 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.

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Archived - 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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Archived - Jul 31 City kicks off Pride week

City Council and the Vancouver Pride Society officially launched Pride Week at Jim Deva Plaza today. The Pride Parade will be on Sunday, August 6, starting at noon. View parade route and road closures.

Illustration of a disposable cup, take-out-food container, and shopping bag

Archived - Jul 29Adventuring in Vancouver this summer? Use the “Pack it in, Pack it out” method for a chance to win prizes!

With hot and sunny weather continuing and some of summer’s biggest events on the horizon, the City of Vancouver is encouraging residents to show their love for their city by not letting containers, cups, and food wrapping become litter.

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