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snow removal equipment

Archived - Jan 05City crews continue work to remove remaining snow and ice

UPDATE: Our crews are working hard to ensure that they can deliver some additional mixture of salt and sand at 10 fire halls this afternoon.

Thermal image of Science World

Archived - Jan 05 City launches thermal imaging pilot program

We are launching a thermal imaging pilot program. Learn more about how thermal imaging can help you identify cost-effective home improvements by visiting one of the information drop-in sessions.

Children at a playground

Archived - Jan 04City set to exceed goal for new childcare spaces in Vancouver

With two years left to meet our goal, we have hit almost 75% of our four-year target to create 1,000 new childcare spaces in Vancouver.

aboriginal-community

Archived - Dec 31Moving forward together

Today we are announcing plans for a year-long civic celebration in 2017, to be known as Canada 150+. Find out more.

Snow on a garbage bin

Archived - Dec 23Vancouver South Transfer Station will accept residential garbage at no cost December 24, 26 to January 8

View new options to dispose of your household garbage and recycling while our crews try to safely provide collection services during the winter weather.

Vancouver Tool Library, recipient of a green grant

Archived - Dec 22City accepting applications for Greenest City Grant

The program provides $205,000 per year to support community projects that help us achieve our Greenest City Action Plan targets. Apply by February 6, 2017.

Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

Archived - Dec 22City and Province partner to extend 85 Extreme Weather shelter spaces

The shelter spaces at Serena's, Salvation Army Harbour Light, and Catholic Charities will stay open until the end of January, longer if the cold persists.

Polar Bear Swim at English Bay Beach in Vancouver

Archived - Dec 21Park Board invites you to take the plunge in the 97th annual Polar Bear Swim

Take a New Year's Day plunge in English Bay (costume optional) and compete in the Peter Pantages 100-yard swim, or sit back and delight in the spectacle!

Person on street

Archived - Dec 20Additional 75 people used warming shelters Monday

Three community centre warming shelters will reopen Tuesday night to welcome anyone needing to get out of the cold.

Person on street

Archived - Dec 19More than 150 people accommodated at warming shelters over the weekend

We opened three community centres to welcome anyone who needed to get out of the cold. All three will reopen Monday night.

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