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The Mayor's Arts Awards

Archived - Nov 192013 Mayor’s Arts Awards recipients announced

Vancouver’s outstanding creative talents will be recognized for their achievements with the 2013 Mayor’s Arts Awards and the City of Vancouver Book Award at a special ceremony on November 22 at Telus World of Science.

Plant

Archived - Nov 19New Park Board task force will focus on enviornmental education and stewardship

A new task force will bring expertise from the community together to advise the Vancouver Park Board on how to better engage partners, volunteers and neighborhood groups on environmental education and stewardship opportunities in parks and at community centres.

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

Archived - Nov 14City of Vancouver appoints new Director of Corporate Communications

The City has appointed a new Director of Communications, Rena Kendall-Craden. Ms. Kendall-Craden brings 11 years of provincial government communications experience to the City having served as Communications Director for eight ministries in both economic and social portfolios.

Canadian Red Cross

Archived - Nov 13Park Board partners with Red Cross to help Typhoon Haiyan victims

The Vancouver Park Board is partnering with the Canadian Red Cross to help the people of the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. Cash donations to the Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Fund will be accepted in specially marked boxes at 23 community centres in neighborhoods across the city.

Cigarette butt receptacle in Vancouver

Archived - Nov 12City and TerraCycle launch cigarette butt collection and recycling program

Learn about a new program to recycle cigarette butts launched by the City of Vancouver and TerraCycle.

Poppy

Archived - Nov 04Complimentary City parking for Veterans with plates

Vehicles displaying BC veteran licence plates will be exempt from parking fees at City parking meters, in EasyPark parkades, and surface lots as well as in Park Board operated parking facilities for Veterans Week, November 5 to 11.

Fall leaves in park

Archived - Nov 04Got leaves? - Unlimited leaf collection

Residences who receive Green Bin collection services can set out an unlimited quantity of leaves for pickup from October 1 to January 31. Remember: do not rake or blow your leaves into the street.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Nov 01Kitsilano North and South parking permits expire November 30

Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew online, by phone, or in person at City Hall starting November 1.

Park Board OneCard

Archived - Oct 29Statement from Park Board Chair: BC Supreme Court's decision on OneCard

The BC Supreme Court dismissed an injunction application made by six community associations against the Vancouver Park Board from advertising the OneCard program in the related community centres. This decision supports Park Board efforts to increase equity across all community centres.

Cyclists

Archived - Oct 18Park Board statement on Hadden and Kitsilano Beach Bike Path – Next Steps

The Vancouver Park Board recently approved the concept for a long-awaited separated bike route connection through Hadden and Kitsilano Beach Parks.

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