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City of Vancouver

Mayor tells Pecha Kucha audience $60 million in investments came to city since Olympics

Robertson's statement that Vancouver gained $60 million in investment since the Olympic Games was just one encouraging fact an audience of 2,000 heard at last night's Pecha Kucha. Speakers included D

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,...

Bike to Trout Lake Farmers Market for smooth valet parking

Next time you shop at Trout Lake Farmer's market, consider going by bike. Parking for cars is  tight around the market, but if you come on two wheels, Geoffrey Vincent will set you up with a...

Mayor pays tribute to public works staff

With over 2,000 kilometres of water and sewer lines, concrete sidewalk and road installations that could stretch to Chilliwack and residential garbage that could fill 71 Olympic-size swimming pools,...

City Council approves balanced approach for Olympic Village affordable housing

Vancouver's Olympic Village will now serve as affordable housing.

Sizzling City of Bhangra Festival April 29 to May 8

Downtown Bhangra is just one event during the 6th Annual City of Bhangra Festival, presented by Rogers from April 29 to May 8, 2010.

Your trash is someone else’s treasure

All municipalities, except Delta and Port Moody have stopped their Spring Cleaning programs to create new environmental initiatives for the responsible disposal of large appliances, furniture, and...

Annual Vaisakhi Parade takes place in Vancouver

The City of Vancouver’s streets will be swirling with bright colours, music and floats on Saturday, April 10, 2010 as the Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi with its annual parade. Vaisakhi (which...

Community gardens add beauty to streets of Vancouver

Over the past sixteen years, Green Streets, a project sponsored by the City of Vancouver, has been giving Vancouver residents the opportunity to sponsor a community garden in their neighbourhood,...

City's food scrap pick-up and composting program to begin on Earth Day

Getting Vancouver's meal scraps out of the landfill and into the city's composting program will start on Earth Day. The first phase of the program, according to the City of Vancouver's website, will i