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City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Jul 26General Manager of Planning and Development Announces Retirement

After 35 years of experience planning in the public and private sector, the City of Vancouver General Manager of Planning and Development, Brian Jackson has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015.

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Archived - Jul 24Honda Celebration of Light kicks off on Saturday

View the 2015 Honda Celebration of Lights fireworks competition on July 26, July 30, and August 1, to watch China, Brazil, and Canada compete.

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

Archived - Jul 23June sees record bike ridership throughout Vancouver

We saw record volumes at seven of our protected bike routes, and a big jump in bike volumes along Point Grey after completing the Seaside Greenway last summer.

Railroad crossing

Archived - Jul 22CP Rail activities community update

We are working with CP Rail and Transport Canada to ensure railway operations on the Arbutus Corridor are as safe as possible, while advising them of our concerns. We have asked for an operating plan and 48 hours notice when rail activities restart. Find out how to stay informed on CPR updates.

Conserving water saves water resources for future generations, and money.

Archived - Jul 21Stage three water restrictions now in effect

Learn what the new water restrictions mean for you and find out how we're reducing water consumption in our operations.

Illustration of proposed upgrades the north end of Burrard Bridge

Archived - Jul 20Public feedback helps enhance proposed Burrard Bridge and Pacific St intersection upgrades

On July 22, staff will present to Council the proposed upgrades to improve safety and connections for all road users. Thanks to public feedback, the proposal includes means-prevention fencing, crisis phones, and more.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Jul 16City of Vancouver update

The Mayor and Council, City Management Team, and staff across all departments are shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic murder of a long-time City employee. Deepest condolences and support have been offered to the family and friends of our colleague.

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Archived - Jul 10Come play on opening day at Empire Fields July 18

We are celebrating the transformation of Hastings Park—the city’s second oldest and second largest park—with an all ages sports day celebration on July 18. Join us!

mental-health

Archived - Jul 08Vancouver moves forward with Healthy City Strategy Phase 2 Action Plan

Today, Council approved the Healthy City Strategy Phase 2 Action Plan: the first four year action plan (2015-2018) of the ambitious Healthy City Strategy.

Water your garden with a watering can or a hose that has a spring-loaded nozzle

Archived - Jul 08Be water wise this summer

Following a low snow pack and increased heat with no rain, new water restrictions came into effect this week throughout Metro Vancouver. Find out how you can reduce your use of water.

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