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Archived - Oct 08City, BC Housing to partner on winter shelters for most vulnerable residents

The City and BC Housing are partnering to put in place up to four temporary homeless shelters this winter. The annual partnership was outlined at City Council today as part of a staff update on Homelessness Action Week, which runs October 13-19.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Oct 02Finalists announced for 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award

A memoir, two books of poetry and two non-fiction works, all of which reflect Vancouver’s rich history and culture, have been selected as finalists for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award. The 25th annual City of Vancouver Book Award will be presented at the Mayor’s Arts Awards Gala at Science World on November 22.

Chris Temmerman

Archived - Oct 01Tennis players embrace new courts at Kits Beach

Kitsilano Beach, one of the world’s best urban beaches, now has 10 freshly updated tennis courts to match the gorgeous scenery!

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Archived - Oct 01Marine Drive and Oakridge parking permits expire October 31

Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew online or in person at City Hall starting October 1.

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Archived - Sep 30New funding from City invests in solving tough social challenges

The City is launching a new granting program to support local projects that tackle some of Vancouver’s most challenging social problems, with the creation of the Social Innovation Projects (SIP) Grants.

Creekway Park

Archived - Sep 26Creekway Park, a lush urban space and restored creek, opens September 30

Vancouver's newest park — Creekway Park — has been dramatically transformed from a parking lot into an ecologically rich and diverse corridor with native plants and bird habitat, along with pedestrian and bicycle paths, and a daylighted stream.

Kitsilano Beach tennis courts

Archived - Sep 25One of the world’s top city beaches gets 10 new tennis courts

Ten tennis courts at Kitsilano Beach Park — five of which will be able to host international tournaments, a first for outdoor public courts in Vancouver — open on September 29.

The Open Data Catalogue makes the City of Vancouver's vast amount of data publicly available online.

Archived - Sep 24City encourages wider use of open data, adopts Open Government Licence

The Open Government Licence makes it easier to use and combine open data from multiple government agencies across Canada.

Year of Reconciliation

Archived - Sep 17City hosts a week of Reconciliation events

Participate in Reconciliation Week events to acknowledge the historical impacts of residential schools on Aboriginal peoples and create a legacy for meaningful change in society.

Adapted social and recreation programs in Vancouver

Archived - Sep 16City accepting nominations for the Cultural Harmony and Access and Inclusion Awards

Nominations for the City Cultural Harmony Awards and Access and Inclusion Awards are now being accepted. The deadline for nominations is October 2.

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