The Arbutus Greenway is a 42 acre, 11 kilometre opportunity to create a unique transportation corridor in the city - and we want to hear about your vision for this space. In the coming weeks, we'll be hosting three open houses and an AMA on Reddit with Lon LaClaire, Director of Transportation.
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Vancouver is the 'perfect combination' - let the skating fun begin! Can't wait to host the #CTNSC18 here Jan 8-14/18
It’s lunchtime in the City! Imagine a False Creek Flats where food is grown, processed, distributed, made, sold and then enjoyed in our new public spaces. Learn more at the Flats Draft Plan Open House on January 25th from 5 to 8 pm.
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Wow - Vancouver has tied with New York City for #1 as the best place to work as a moviemaker in North America. Thanks to MovieMaker Magazine for the shout-out!

The Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2017

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New Year = new chances to engage with the projects that are shaping your city! Get the goods on Vancouver's biggest transportation and city building projects and share your ideas during our transportation engagement blitz. Here's what's coming up in the next few weeks:

Arbutus Greenway - We'll be launching an online survey, hosting three open houses, and doing an AMA on Reddit to share...
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2016 was a great year for the City of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy! If you haven’t seen it yet, watch our video to learn more about how we aim to make Vancouver a healthy city for all.

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Update: owing to warming weather, our warming centres are now closed. However, there are other winter shelters are still open in Vancouver - please take a look at our list.

Winter Response Shelter Strategy

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You are invited to the Your Flats Plan Wrap-up Event Open House! Sneak peek: The 5 keys to unlocking economic potential in the False Creek Flats are: Spaces, Places, Connections, Programs and a Healthy Environment. Learn more on January 25th from 5 to 8 pm and enjoy Flats made food and drink from Strange Fellows Brewing and C'est Si Bon food truck. #falsecreekflats vancouver.ca/falsecreekflats
Warming centres are open again tonight: Open starting 9pm - Hall at 1739 Venables; Quality Inn, 1335 Howe; Open starting 10pm - West End Community Centre; Open starting 11pm - Carnegie Community Centre
The Vancouver Canucks take on the New Jersey Devils tonight - and Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will be broadcasting live from Rogers Hometown Hockey in downtown Vancouver tonight. Stop by the tour during the day for activities, a chance to meet the hosts, and more!

Rogers Hometown Hockey - Vancouver, British Columbia

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The free Rogers Hometown Hockey festival kicks off today at noon! Drop by for family-friendly activities, a chance to meet NHL alumni, and more.

Rogers Hometown Hockey - Vancouver, British Columbia

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There’s still time to share your views on retaining heritage homes and adding housing options. Take the survey by Jan. 15!

Character Home Zoning Review

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Thank you to all residents for your continued patience and understanding during the recent weather related collection delays.

This week crews were hard at work salting and sanding difficult to access laneways with additional crews added to assist with garbage collection. As of today, all garbage collection zones have been completed.

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Crews catch up on garbage collection

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Share your thoughts on proposed improvements to the Union-Adanac Corridor! Drop by an open house on Jan 21 or Jan 23 to chat with City staff and learn about the project. [ Ow.ly Link ]
When you think of a healthy city, what comes to mind? Maybe things like access to a doctor or good food – but health is about so much more. The CIty of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy is a long-term, integrated plan that includes 13 goals for healthier people, places and the planet. Everyone has a part to play, and 2016 has seen many accomplishments we want to share with you. Watch our video...
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Healthy City Strategy success stories

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Don't forget: Rogers Hometown Hockey is in Vancouver this weekend at Larwill Park! Here's a short video from the Hometown Hockey team talking about some of the stories they will be looking at this weekend.
Recycle your Christmas tree this weekend! Our crews are collecting Christmas trees city-wide this Saturday and Sunday. Remove all decorations and tinsel from your live tree and set it out in your regular collection area by 7 am on Saturday for pick up.

For more information on how to recycle your Christmas tree this season, visit: vancouver.ca/christmastree

Curbside Christmas Tree Collection this Weekend

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This weekend, the Rogers Hometown Hockey is in Vancouver! There's family-friendly activities, plus a chance to meet NHL alumni, as well as Ron MacLean & Tara Slone,

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Our last thermal imaging info session is today at Templeton. Learn how a one can help save you $. ow.ly/Mj2p307KPVJ

Thermal Imaging program

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To provide warm and welcoming spaces for residents to get out of the cold, the following warming centres will be open tonight: Britannia Community Centre / Venables (The Hall), Carnegie Community Centre, Evelyne Saller Centre and the former Quality Inn on Howe Street.