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Trillium Park

Archived - Jun 06Ten proposed projects will improve sports fields’ amenities across the city

The Vancouver Park Board is teaming up with the City of Vancouver, community sport partners, and professional baseball with a proposal to spend over $3 million on new and upgraded playing field amenities across Vancouver.

Vancouver buildings

Archived - Jun 05City of Vancouver receives Green Champion Award

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) honoured the City as a Green Champion at its annual conference and trade show. The City was recognized in the municipal category of the “Best Green Building Policy”.

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

Archived - Jun 04Vancouver community centres again offer all day programming during teachers’ strike

Vancouver Park Board community centres are responding to the BC Teachers’ Federation second week of rotating one day strikes by offering day-long programming on Friday, June 6, when public schools in Vancouver will be closed.

Rupert Park Pitch and Putt

Archived - May 26The First Tee gets permanent home at Vancouver pitch and putt

The First Tee, a unique program that uses golf to teach youth core values such as perseverance, respect and honesty, has found a new home at an east Vancouver golf course.

Stanley Park miniature train

Archived - May 26Choo choo, choo … next stop Stanley Park: Miniature train turns 50

The miniature train is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Stanley Park. To commemorate this milestone, there will be $5.00 train rides, free entertainment, and more from June 6 - 8.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - May 26City invites entries for inaugural Urban Design Awards

Celebrate design excellence in our city. Submit your entry for our inaugural Urban Design Awards.

Children at a playground

Archived - May 22City of Vancouver exceeds target for new childcare

At today’s Child Care Month celebration, Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that the City has surpassed its three-year target for creating new childcare spaces.

The City of Vancouver works with the Burrard Inlet Environmental Action Program to protect the inlet.

Archived - May 16Insurance companies factor in climate change, so should NEB, says City

The City filed a motion with the National Energy Board (NEB) to ensure that the economic impacts of climate change are included in the review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Second Beach Pool

Archived - May 14Summer starts in Vancouver with the opening of outdoor pools and beaches

Starting this Victoria Day long weekend, the city’s outdoor pools and beaches will open, and lifeguards and Park Rangers will be on duty.

West End

Archived - May 14West End Community Plan wins Excellence in Policy Planning Award

The West End Community Plan has won the Planning Institute of British Columbia’s 2014 Excellence in Policy Planning Award (City and Urban Areas).

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