Green Capital

Canadian green building centre to open in China

Partnership between Vancouver Global Green, Tianjin Eco-City second deal announced from Vancouver Green Capital Business Mission

Let's make Vancouver the Bike Capital of the world

The main setback that bicycle commuters in Vancouver face is the lack of well-maintained and safe roads. Most bike routes in the city are just wider roads that are designed to accomodate both cars...

Burrard Bridge bike lanes reach one million cyclists

Almost one year after a separated bike lane pilot project started on Burrard Bridge, the millionth cyclist crossed the bridge just after 10 pm Wednesday evening. “This is a remarkable achievement,”...

Local businesses encouraged to be Corporate Climate Leaders

The City of Vancouver is encouraging local businesses to join the movement to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world by 2020 by becoming Corporate Climate Leaders. The program supports...

Vancouver is the world's Green Capital and at Vancouver Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010, the world found out

With an expected 70 million visitors over 6 months and an estimated 200,000 visitors daily, the Shanghai World Exposition has drawn participation from more than 242 countries, cities and non-profit...

New investments in Vancouver show Olympic business strategy working, says Mayor

Mayor Robertson announced several new investments in Vancouver today as part of the 60-day update of the Metro Vancouver Commerce program, which targeted international businesses during the Olympics...

Vancouver is Becoming the World's Most Sustainable City, Officials Say, but Not Everyone Sees Green

One year ago Mayor Gregor Robertson set a visionary goal for Vancouver to become the greenest city on the planet by 2020. How much progress did the City make in the first year? Vancouver Observer ask

Art Cycle Draw Scores of Eager Art Lovers

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