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Longboarding lab

Archived - Sep 24Sign up your kids for a free longboarder safety clinic

The Vancouver Park Board is promoting safe longboarding with a free clinic for children ages 11 to 16 on Sunday, September 28. Learn more and register.

Addressing homelessness

Archived - Sep 23City moves forward with expanded housing strategy

As the weather deteriorates, City staff have put a plan in place to ensure people who are homeless at Oppenheimer Park have access to housing.

Fraserview Golf Course garden

Archived - Sep 22Sustainably-grown vegetables harvested at Vancouver golf courses

Did you know that it's harvest time for the sustainably-grown vegetables from the gardens at Fraserview, Langara, and McCleery golf courses? Or that the Vancouver Park Board has approved about 180 new vegetable plots on park lands this year?

Greenest City Scholar Angie Nicholas presents her project about waste diversion at special events

Archived - Sep 16Greenest City Scholars Program reaches 5th year

Over five years, the Greenest City Scholars Program has connected 59 University of British Columbia (UBC) graduate students with the City to perform meaningful research on sustainability initiatives. Explore the projects from this year's scholars.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - Sep 15Local architecture and design celebrated at inaugural Vancouver Urban Design Awards

Ten projects representing the highest standards of architecture and urban design are the recipients of the first-ever City of Vancouver Urban Design Awards.

Roof of building under construction

Archived - Sep 15Building bylaw information session for contractors and developers

The next information session on the new 2015 Vancouver Building Bylaw as it relates to one- and two-family building permit applications is September 16. Learn about the session topics and sign up.

Hollow Tree

Archived - Sep 12Statement from Park Board Chair on Hollow Tree fire

There were two suspicious fires overnight at the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Sep 12City disappointed in CP Rail’s refusal to make a reasonable deal

Talks with CP Rail regarding the Arbutus Corridor have broken off. We will continue to advocate for citizens’ interests along the corridor, and will oppose the reactivation of cargo trains along the corridor.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Sep 112014 Vancouver Book Award finalists announced

Five books that reflect Vancouver’s unique character, culture and history have been selected as finalists for the 2014 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Skimboarders

Archived - Sep 10Skimboarding camps extended through September

For the first time ever, the Vancouver Park Board is offering flatland skimboarding camps during the month of September, though the West Point Grey Community Centre.

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