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Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

Archived - May 04Fifteen overdose deaths in the last week of April

Fifteen overdose deaths were reported in the last week of April, making it the second highest on record for 2017.

Aerial view of Southeast False Creek

Archived - May 02New actions support the City's goal to protect Vancouver's waterways

Today, Council approved new actions to strengthen the protection of, and reduce contamination in Vancouver's surrounding waters.

Black-capped Chickadee

Archived - Apr 28Vote for Vancouver's permanent official City Bird

Vote online or in-person for one of our local birds from April 28 to May 14: Anna's Hummingbird, Spotted Towhee, Northern Flicker, and the Varied Thrush.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular volunteers

Archived - Apr 26Annual litter cleanup campaign - Keep Vancouver Spectacular - kicks-off Saturday, April 29

Starting April 29, hundreds of volunteers will join us to kick-off spring cleaning for our year-long litter cleanup program: Keep Vancouver Spectacular.

Aboriginal man in a crowd at a torch lighting event

Archived - Apr 26Canada 150+ signature events revealed

We're announcing our Canada 150+ signature events for you to experience Indigenous culture throughout Vancouver this year.

Challenger baseball field at Hillcrest Park

Archived - Apr 22Vancouver Park Board opens baseball field designed for children with disabilities

The wheelchair-accessible field at Hillcrest Park is western Canada's first Challenger baseball field for children with physical and cognitive challenges.

Park Board staff cleaning up the field at Sunset Beach Park after the 4/20 marijuana event

Archived - Apr 21Sunset Beach Park to be closed for repairs after 4/20

The field will close for up to five weeks to recover from the 4/20 marijuana event. The Park Board will try to recoup repair costs from event organizers.

Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

Archived - Apr 20Nine suspected overdose deaths recorded last week in Vancouver

To date there have been 18 suspected overdose deaths in April. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 131 overdose response calls for the week of April 10.

Trees for sale by Vancouver Park Board

Archived - Apr 12Residents invited to grow Vancouver’s urban forest with $10 trees

The Park Board is selling 3,000 trees at $10 apiece including twenty-six varieties of fruit, flowering, shade, and conifer trees.

Checking blood pressure

Archived - Apr 12City reflects on one year since declaration of public health emergency

Over 1,000 people across BC have died from drug overdoses since the fentanyl crisis began one year ago, with Vancouver hit the hardest.

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