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Aaron Munro of RainCity Housing

Archived - Jul 072015 Homeless levels decrease slightly; We take further action to protect SRO housing stock

Today, Council considered amendments to the Single Room Accommodation Bylaw to better protect low-income tenants facing displacement, improve conditions, and maintain affordability in Vancouver’s low-income Single Room Occupancy housing stock.

Young soccer fans

Archived - Jul 06Vancouver FIFA Fan Zone attracts over 130,000 visitors

Vancouver's FIFA Fan Zone attracted over 130,000 attendees over the course of the 13 days it was open during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Tournament, making it the most popular destination of the six Fan Zone sites across the country.

Awards of Excellence 2014 trophies

Archived - Jul 06Awards of Excellence honour top citizens and organizations

The winners of the Awards of Excellence were announced at a celebration hosted by Mayor Robertson and members of City Council. The Awards of Excellence celebrate those who make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible, and prosperous city.

Downtown Vancouver with smoke in the air

Archived - Jul 06Cooling Centres are open if you need to get inside

Our Cooling Centres, which include air-conditioned community centres and libraries, are open if you need relief from the smoke.

Vancouver zipline

Archived - Jul 02Vancouver’s first zipline opens to the public on July 2, 2015

Add adventure to your life by ziplining at Queen Elizabeth Park, the highest point in the city! Buy your tickets online today.

Archived - Jun 26Park Board makes a plea for the trees

Please help us water young trees so they can grow to see another summer. Make it a family activity and teach your children about the importance of trees. Young trees need about 15 litres of water twice per week.

Group photo on Vancouver Art Gallery steps for Keep Vancouver Spectacular 2015 event

Archived - Jun 2620,000 Volunteers join Keep Vancouver Spectacular for its 20th Anniversary Year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of our Keep Vancouver Spectacular. In recognition of this milestone, a special emphasis was placed on the thousands of volunteers who have taken to the streets to keep the city beautiful.

Bee on flower

Archived - Jun 23City celebrates mid-point of Greenest City

Learn about our next steps towards Vancouver’s goal to shift to 100% renewable energy, and Bright Green Summer, a series of events and engagement to celebrate our Greenest City Action Plan progress.

Keep our water clean campaign

Archived - Jun 19Vancouver Park Board launches clean-water campaign with free pump-out service

We launched a clean-water campaign to respond to high e-coli levels in False Creek. The campaign includes free pump-out services for all pleasure craft at our marinas. As well, it reminds boaters, dog owners, and beach-goers to keep Vancouver’s water clean for the health, safety, and enjoyment of everyone.

Front covers of the Healthy City Strategy and Marpole Community Plan

Archived - Jun 19City of Vancouver recognized for excellence in planning

The Healthy City Strategy and Marpole Community Plan won a gold and silver, respectively, from the Planning Institute of British Columbia's (PIBC) 2015 Awards of Excellence in Planning.

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