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Archived - Apr 13Water main cleaning in south Vancouver

We are cleaning water mains in parts of Dunbar-Southlands, Marpole, Fraserview, Sunset, and Killarney from April 7 to May 29. Your drinking water may be temporarily cloudy as we work. The water is still safe to drink. Learn how to clear up any cloudy water.

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Archived - Apr 11Update - Oil spill cleanup

The Coast Guard has confirmed that any recoverable oil on the water has been retrieved and environmental investigations are ongoing to assess the extent of any oil that may have sunk from the water surface or settled on the seabed.

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Archived - Apr 11Update - English Bay cleanup

Vancouver Park Rangers, Vancouver Volunteer Corps, and the Neighbourhood Emergency Assistant Team are supporting shoreline assessment and clean-up operations done by Environment Canada and their contractor and acting as public liaison. Park Rangers are patrolling Stanley Park, the sea wall, and beaches.

People cleaning up oil spill on beach

Archived - Apr 10English Bay oil spill cleanup begins this afternoon

The Federal Government has advised us that the formal oil spill recovery and cleanup on the shoreline will begin this afternoon around 2:00pm. Initial efforts in Vancouver will be concentrated in English Bay and Stanley Park. This will require a temporary closure of the seawall around Siwash Rock.

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Archived - Apr 09Park Board cautioning you to limit use of downtown beaches

The Park Board is urging you and your pets to stay out of the water and avoid the high tide line at the beaches around English Bay until the impact of an oil spill last night can be assessed.

Kitsilano Beach Park

Archived - Apr 02From sideways rain to sushi, celebrating what it means to be a Vancouverite

Vancouver is turning 129 on April 6 and to celebrate we asked our Talk Vancouver panel members to let us know what they thought defined what it is to be a Vancouverite - from umbrellas to sushi to sideways rain. View what you had to say.

City and Park Board staff being honoured at the Employee Service Awards

Archived - Mar 31City named one of Canada's best diversity employers

We've been recognized for the fourth time as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers because we create inclusive, respectful workplaces for our employees. Learn why we were selected.

View of Downtown and Burrard Inlet

Archived - Mar 31Mayors stand together against Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal

Find out why Mayor Gregor Robertson and his peers affected by the Trans Mountain pipeline proposal are declaring non-confidence in the current National Energy Board hearing process.

Mother and son

Archived - Mar 31New partnership to improve immigrant experience in Vancouver

We're working with over 100 community partners and organizations to improve the immigrant experience and develop an immigrant settlement and integration strategy for Vancouver. See why this matters and find out the preliminary results from our Vancouver Immigrant Survey.

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Archived - Mar 30Easter weekend holiday closure

Vancouver City Hall will be closed for the Easter holiday weekend on Friday, April 3, and Monday, April 6. We will reopen on Tuesday, April 7 at 8:30am.

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