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Bright nights miniature train

Archived - Nov 26Holiday lights and special events in Vancouver’s parks and gardens

The Vancouver Park Board announces holiday events and light displays, including events at Stanley Park, Bloedel Conservatory, and VanDusen Botanical Garden.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities  - 6th Annual Celebration

Archived - Nov 26City marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with proclamation and special event

Celebrate the achievements of people with disabilities and promote accessibility and inclusion, come out to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities special community event on 3 December at the Roundhouse Community Centre. Mayor Robertson will issue the proclamation at Council on 27 November.

Catch Basin

Archived - Nov 23Metal thieves create new danger for pedestrians

During June of this year, 92 catch basin covers were stolen in Vancouver. Since September, 19 more grates have gone missing, 13 of those in November. Please be cautious of uncovered storm drain or catch basins, which are a foot or two deep and can be as deep as five or six feet. They pose a significant danger to pets, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.

People walking in rain with umbrellas

Archived - Nov 19With rainy and darker days, pedestrians and motorists reminded to be alert

November is one of the most dangerous months for pedestrians. With the rain now upon us, darker, wetter days create difficult driving conditions, making it challenging for drivers to see pedestrians.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Nov 16Vancouver wins inaugural Guangzhou International Award for urban innovation

The City won the award for Urban Innovation for its Greenest City and housing affordability initiatives. Deputy Mayor Kerry Jang accepted the award on behalf of the City at a ceremony in Guangzhou, China.


Archived - Nov 16Stormy weather will bring down leaves; Please help clear street drains

With high winds and heavy rain in the forecast, as well as higher than usual tides, please take a few minutes to prevent flooding by clearing street and alley storm drains of leaves and debris.

Asphalt - using warm-mix

Archived - Nov 15New paving process using recycled plastic

The City has developed a new warm mix paving process that uses a state-of-the-art wax material derived from 100 per cent recycled plastics. The paving method reduces greenhouse gases and improves air quality during the paving process.

downtown vancouver archive image

Archived - Nov 15City Archives presents historic films from Vancouver’s past

An afternoon at the movies will transport audiences through Vancouver’s past as the City of Vancouver Archives presents Vintage Vancouver, a showcase of historic films from its collection.

Burrard Bridge

Archived - Nov 09Historic lights honouring WWI veterans to be lit for Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day, four decorative lights at the north and south entrances to the Burrard Bridge will be lit in honour of the veterans of the First World War.

Memory Festival: Creating and exploring collective memory in Vancouver

Archived - Nov 08Memory Festival

The Memory Festival is an exhibition and series of community cultural events that creatively explore public and private memory, remembering, forgetting, and the nature of memory itself.

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