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Sep 18City kicks off Climate Week

Today marks the first day of Climate Week 2017 and Vancouver has made significant progress towards its Greenest City Action Plan 2020 targets.

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Sep 15Mayor Robertson invites all communities to Walk for Reconciliation

Join Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and thousands of people of all backgrounds in the Walk for Reconciliation on Sunday, September 24. Meet at 9:30am at the intersection of West Georgia and Cambie Streets.

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Sep 132017 summer sees record cycling volumes on five major bike routes across Vancouver

This July and August, Vancouver saw record cycling volumes on five of the city’s 10 fully protected bike routes.

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Sep 12City of Vancouver reports 23 suspected overdose deaths in August

Vancouver Police Department reported a suspected twenty three overdose deaths during the month of August, a slight increase from the eighteen deaths confirmed in July by the BC Coroners Service.

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Sep 12Businesses, industry invited to provide input on Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy

The City of Vancouver is inviting businesses and industry representatives to provide feedback as we develop a Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy.

King tide in Vancouver

Sep 08Global experts to help Vancouver prepare for flood-related impacts of sea level rise

To support Vancouver's response to sea level rise and managing coastal floods, global and local experts on climate change will visit our city over the coming months to discuss climate impacts on coastal areas.

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Sep 08Nomination period for candidates now closed

Twenty-eight candidates have filed their nomination papers to run in the October 14 by-election. The nomination period closed at 4:00pm today.

People cycling on the protected bike lane near Point Grey Road at Macdonald Street

Sep 07Point Grey section of 28km Seaside Greenway now complete

Residents are invited to a casual family-friendly celebration this Saturday, September 9 in Volunteer Park from 12:00pm to 3:00pm to mark the completion of the Point Grey section of the Seaside Greenway.

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Sep 07City of Vancouver announces 2017 Book Award finalists

The City of Vancouver has announced four finalists for 2017's Book Award, presented at the 29th Mayor's Arts Awards October 11, 2017.

Sketch of proposed, improved seawall near Granville Island with equal space for pedestrians and cyclists, with a flowering tree boulevard between.

Sep 06Comfort and safety improvements resume on South False Creek Seawall

Construction has resumed for the South False Creek Seawall Improvements between Burrard Bridge and Cambie Bridge. Sections will be closed after October 10, 2017. Improvements will continue until early 2018.

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