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Archived - Nov 28Vancouver Council to review 2013 budgets; service metrics included for the first time

Vancouver City Council will consider the proposed 2013 Capital and Operating Budgets at a special evening session on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at City Hall.

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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.

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.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Nov 22Social media company HootSuite leases new corporate headquarters from City of Vancouver

HootSuite has signed an innovative agreement with the City to lease new office space at 5 East 8th Avenue in Vancouver, with an option for ownership. It will move into its new, larger head office in early 2013.

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.

Street-flooding

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.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Nov 15Robson North parking permits expire 30 November

Remember to renew your permit. Starting 19 November, you can renew your permit at the West End Community Centre. There will be extended hours on 29 November.

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.

Crew performing road work

Archived - Nov 14FCM launches national The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge

Get involved in The Great Canadian Infrastructure Challenge. Add your support for cleaner drinking water, shorter commute times and expert treatment of wastewater across Canada.

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