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Archived - Apr 22City announces Treekeepers program to grow Vancouver’s urban forest

Residents in Vancouver now have a new way to support the City of Vancouver’s goal to be the greenest city in the world by 2020, with the launch of the Treekeepers Program, which encourages residents and businesses to plant more trees on their property.

brockton point

Archived - Apr 17Public art proposal

The Parks Board has received a public art donation proposal from the Portuguese Joe Memorial Society to install a sculpture in Stanley Park. Tell us what you think of the proposal.

Kitchen container and Green Bin

Archived - Apr 16Changes to your garbage and Green Bin pick-up service

If you live in a house or a duplex and receive garbage pick-up from the City, your collection schedule will change. Starting spring 2013, your Green Bin and recycling will be emptied every week, and your garbage bin every other week.

Artists of Ballet BC in Aniel.

Archived - Apr 10Vancouver City Council invests $7.45 Million in 165 arts and cultural organizations

Vancouver City Council today approved $7.45 million in cultural grants for 165 arts and cultural organizations including the City’s five major exhibiting Institutions, 93 operating organizations and 67 project organizations.

Child painting

Archived - Apr 04Children's arts and fitness tax credits

Get information on available tax credits if your child was registered in arts or fitness programs in 2012.

LINK performance photo

Archived - Mar 28LINK community dance 2013 showcase

Read the news about the 2013 Link Showcase, an annual performance and celebration of community dance in Vancouver, at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre Studio Theatre.

Providing high-quality, affordable water is one of the City's priorities.

Archived - Mar 26Keeping water mains clean

As part of ongoing maintenance, City crews will clean water mains in several areas of Vancouver between Tuesday, April 2 and Friday, May 31. Flushing water mains is necessary to remove sediment that gradually deposits in the pipes. Cleaning will take place from 7 am to 3:30 pm for most neighbourhoods.

The Mayor's Arts Awards

Archived - Mar 20Recognizing the very best of Vancouver's arts and culture community

Recognize the very best of Vancouver's arts and culture community. Nominations for the 2013 Mayor's Arts Awards are now open. Each nomination requires three nominators, and the deadline for nominations is 10 a.m. Monday, April 15.

Worms and compost

Archived - Mar 14Worm composting bins available for purchase

Reduce your kitchen waste and help the environment, by composting at home. We have a limited number of worm composters available.

Manholes give City maintenance workers access to the sewer and water systems.

Archived - Mar 13Iron Clad Art: Manhole cover design challenge

Turn our streets into dynamic public art sites. Submit your manhole cover designs that highlight the importance of our sewer system and express Vancouver’s spirit, values and a vision for a sustainable future by 4:00 p.m. 15 April 2013.

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