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People walking in rain with umbrellas

Archived - Nov 19With rainy and darker days, pedestrians and motorists reminded to be alert

November is one of the most dangerous months for pedestrians. With the rain now upon us, darker, wetter days create difficult driving conditions, making it challenging for drivers to see pedestrians.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Nov 16Vancouver wins inaugural Guangzhou International Award for urban innovation

The City won the award for Urban Innovation for its Greenest City and housing affordability initiatives. Deputy Mayor Kerry Jang accepted the award on behalf of the City at a ceremony in Guangzhou, China.

Street-flooding

Archived - Nov 16Stormy weather will bring down leaves; Please help clear street drains

With high winds and heavy rain in the forecast, as well as higher than usual tides, please take a few minutes to prevent flooding by clearing street and alley storm drains of leaves and debris.

Asphalt - using warm-mix

Archived - Nov 15New paving process using recycled plastic

The City has developed a new warm mix paving process that uses a state-of-the-art wax material derived from 100 per cent recycled plastics. The paving method reduces greenhouse gases and improves air quality during the paving process.

downtown vancouver archive image

Archived - Nov 15City Archives presents historic films from Vancouver’s past

An afternoon at the movies will transport audiences through Vancouver’s past as the City of Vancouver Archives presents Vintage Vancouver, a showcase of historic films from its collection.

Burrard Bridge

Archived - Nov 09Historic lights honouring WWI veterans to be lit for Remembrance Day

On Remembrance Day, four decorative lights at the north and south entrances to the Burrard Bridge will be lit in honour of the veterans of the First World War.

Memory Festival: Creating and exploring collective memory in Vancouver

Archived - Nov 08Memory Festival

The Memory Festival is an exhibition and series of community cultural events that creatively explore public and private memory, remembering, forgetting, and the nature of memory itself.

Olympic Cauldron

Archived - Nov 08Cauldron lighting kicks off Remembrance Day events in Vancouver

Come out to this year's Remembrance Day ceremonies beginning with a brief ceremony and lighting of the cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza at 8:00am, followed by Vancouver’s main Remembrance Day Ceremony and Parade at 10:00am at the Cenotaph at Victory Square.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Nov 07City and union ratify four-year agreement

City Council and CUPE local 15 have ratified a four-year agreement covering 3,700 clerical, technical and administrative workers. The term of the new agreement is 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2015.

Police cars

Archived - Nov 06From mischief to theft, Vancouver’s crime data for 2003 to 2011 now available for download

Using statistical data extracted from the Vancouver Police Department's computer systems, the public can now access and download Vancouver crime data for 2003 to June 2011.

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