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Container mural at RayCam Community Centre

Archived - Oct 15Vancouver gets four new colourful community murals

This fall, the City's Integrated Graffiti Management Program worked with local artists and community groups to create four new murals in Vancouver that beautify and enrich the city while reducing graffiti vandalism. Find out the mural locations, artists, themes, and sponsors.

Condos in Vancouver

Archived - Oct 15Vancouver Rent Bank saves residents from losing their homes

In its first year of operation, the Vancouver Rent Bank (VRB) program prevented evictions for over 200 people through the use of small, interest-free loans to help them through a temporary financial crisis.

Raking leaves

Archived - Oct 11Unlimited leaf collection program underway

Now’s the time to clean up autumn leaves from yards, sidewalks and boulevards and add them to your green (yard trimmings) bin. Until January 31, crews will collect unlimited quantities of leaves as part of the yard trimmings collection program.

Person on street

Archived - Oct 10City and community-sponsored events highlight Homelessness Action Week

Mayor Gregor Robertson launched Homelessness Action Week today, running from October 13-19 in Vancouver, with an official proclamation to members of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society.

Volunteer with the City of Vancouver

Archived - Oct 08National volunteer program launches for FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ and FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014

The National Volunteer Program for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 was launched today. Vancouver is an Official Host City for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™. Register to volunteer.

Hands holding house

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.

Cars parked on street

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.

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.

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