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Jun 27Vancouverites reduced waste and carbon pollution in 2016-2017

This morning we released the sixth Greenest City Action Plan Implementation Update, highlighting significant accomplishments made in the 2016/2017.

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Jun 27City invites participation in creating a made-in-Vancouver strategy to reduce use of single use items

You're invited to take part in creating a strategy to reduce waste from disposable cups, plastic and paper shopping bags, and foam food packaging.

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Jun 26Canada Day weekend holiday closures

Vancouver City Hall is closed Monday, July 3 for Canada Day. Get holiday hours for all facilities including community centres, fitness centres, rinks, and pools.

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Jun 26Vancouver aims to meet the electric vehicle demand

BC Hydro expects the number of electric vehicles in Vancouver to increase to about 30,000 by 2030. City staff will be asking Council for approval on two electric vehicle initiatives highlighted in the Renewable City Strategy (RCS).

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Jun 23Summer sun to heat up city

The return of summer sun is bringing heat this weekend. Stay hydrated, check on vulnerable neighbours, and use City facilities with air-conditioning if needed.

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Jun 23Five overdose deaths reported for the week of June 12

Five overdose deaths reported for the week of June 12 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services recorded an 18 per cent increase in overdose response calls for same period.

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Jun 23Pump don't Dump: Free sewage pump-outs, extended hours and enhanced service at civic marinas

Learn how you can help improve water quality in False Creek this summer.

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Jun 22Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza reopens as Vancouver’s most compelling public square

Upgrades to the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery are completing this week in time for the Jazz Festival on Friday.

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Jun 22City staff to update Council on reduction of single-use items

We're presenting emerging approaches to reduce the disposal of coffee cups, paper and plastic shopping bags, foam food packaging, and take-out containers.

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Jun 22Westbound traffic along W 49th Ave at Cambie temporarily diverted to accommodate sewer upgrades

W 49th Avenue will be temporarily closed to traffic travelling westbound from Cambie to Heather Street in order to accommodate ongoing work for the Oakridge Trunk sewer upgrades.

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