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City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Apr 16City invites submissions for 2013 Book Award

Authors and publishers of books that contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character or the achievements of its residents are invited to submit entries for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular Team

Archived - Apr 03Keep Vancouver Spectacular

Spring has sprung and we are looking for volunteers to join our annual city-wide May cleanup campaign: Keep Vancouver Spectacular. Individuals, businesses, and neighbourhood groups are encouraged to join.

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.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Mar 12Fairview parking permits expire March 31

Remember to renew your permit. Starting March 18, you can renew your permit at City Hall.

Pacific great blue herons nesting in Stanley Park

Archived - Mar 07Pacific great blue herons return to Stanley Park after successful 2012 season

The Pacific great blue herons have returned to their current nest site in Stanley Park for the 13th consecutive year. They began arriving in the past week to the trees that tower above the Park Board's Administrative Offices and the tennis courts. Last year, volunteers counted 117 nests in the colony.

Chinatown gates

Archived - Feb 26Community leader and Chinatown heritage advocate receives Civic Merit Award

Fred Mah was presented with the Civic Merit Award on Tuesday 26 February by Mayor Gregor Robertson at a ceremony at City Hall.The award recognizes Mr. Mah’s extensive volunteer work and contributions to the community as well as his professional leadership.

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