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Canada Day events and attractions across the City
O Canada! Vancouver rolls out the Red for Canada's Birthday with a parade, fireworks, and lighting of the Olympic Cauldron.
Jun 30th, 2010
City offers range of payment options for July 5 tax deadline
The City of Vancouver is offering property owners a range of payment options to ensure property taxes are paid by midnight, Monday, July 5. Payments can be made: at banks, in person or online,...
Jun 21st, 2010
City of Vancouver partners with BCIT and Rocky Mountain Institute to get electric cars on road
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, BCIT President Don Wright, and RMI Project Get Ready Project Manager Tripp Hyde “plugged-in” two electric vehicles today to symbolize the signing of Project Get Ready
May 19th, 2010
Mayor Gregor Robertson declares "Canucks Day" at City Hall celebration
Mayor Gregor Robertson, standing with Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini and Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis, told an enthusiastic crowd today on the back lawn of City Hall that April 27th...
Apr 27th, 2010
Prince Edward to Attend Paralympic Games
Mayor Gregor Robertson will welcome His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex Thursday morning as the Prince begins a four-day working visit to the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in...
Mar 17th, 2010
Love it or Hate it, the Olympic Torch Arrives in Vancouver Today
The Mayor will be there to greet it as it comes to City Hall.
Feb 10th, 2010
Corporate Knights Deem Vancouver "Most Sustainable Canadian City"
Mayor Gregor Robertson welcomed the news that Corporate Knights ranked Vancouver as the most sustainable city in Canada – an improvement over last year’s seventh place ranking. “I’m very pleased...
Feb 3rd, 2010
Gunda Förster Works Her Lighting Magic on Vancouver City Hall
A photographer views City Hall from the 17th Floor of a nearby building and tells the story of taking the picture in English with a translation at the end of the story in Japanese.
Jan 21st, 2010
What Do an Ipod and a Federal Stimulus Dollar Have in Common? More Than You Might Think...
Deputy Mayor George Chow took the microphone. He proceeded to thank the “grandparents” for their Christmas gifts. Minister Day looked a little puzzled so Chow clarified by saying that the relationship
Dec 22nd, 2009
When outsiders look at Vancouver, what do they see? (Read on.)
Nov 21st, 2009