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Archived - May 27OneCard’s universal access increases participation and recreation program uptake across the city

Vancouverites are staying active and having fun in record numbers, says a recent report on the Park Board’s new OneCard.

Rupert Park Pitch and Putt

Archived - May 26The First Tee gets permanent home at Vancouver pitch and putt

The First Tee, a unique program that uses golf to teach youth core values such as perseverance, respect and honesty, has found a new home at an east Vancouver golf course.

Stanley Park miniature train

Archived - May 26Choo choo, choo … next stop Stanley Park: Miniature train turns 50

The miniature train is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Stanley Park. To commemorate this milestone, there will be $5.00 train rides, free entertainment, and more from June 6 - 8.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

Archived - May 26City invites entries for inaugural Urban Design Awards

Celebrate design excellence in our city. Submit your entry for our inaugural Urban Design Awards.

Contact Creekside Community Centre

Archived - May 23Community centres offer all day programming during teachers’ strike

Vancouver Park Board community centres are responding to the BC Teachers’ Federation rotating one-day strikes by offering day long programming on Monday, May 26 at 13 community centres.

Children at a playground

Archived - May 22City of Vancouver exceeds target for new childcare

At today’s Child Care Month celebration, Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that the City has surpassed its three-year target for creating new childcare spaces.

Dog in park

Archived - May 22Please don't leave pets unattended in cars in warm weather

As the weather gets warmer, take care of your pet by not leaving it in the car when you’re out together. Even in the shade with the windows partly open, the inside temperature in a car can quickly rise high enough to seriously harm or even kill your pet.

The City of Vancouver works with the Burrard Inlet Environmental Action Program to protect the inlet.

Archived - May 16Insurance companies factor in climate change, so should NEB, says City

The City filed a motion with the National Energy Board (NEB) to ensure that the economic impacts of climate change are included in the review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Second Beach Pool

Archived - May 14Summer starts in Vancouver with the opening of outdoor pools and beaches

Starting this Victoria Day long weekend, the city’s outdoor pools and beaches will open, and lifeguards and Park Rangers will be on duty.

West End

Archived - May 14West End Community Plan wins Excellence in Policy Planning Award

The West End Community Plan has won the Planning Institute of British Columbia’s 2014 Excellence in Policy Planning Award (City and Urban Areas).

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