Come to the Awards of Excellence ceremony on February 28! Join us to recognize the achievements of outstanding Vancouverites.

City of Vancouver’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony
Come and join us as we celebrate the best in Vancouver! The Awards of Excellence are happening Tuesday Feb. 28 and we'll be recognizing the amazing Vancouverites that work hard to make our city a wonderful place to live and work - we want you to help us congratulate the winners, register to attend using the link below!

City of Vancouver’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony
Know of a great heritage conservation project? Nominate it for the People's Choice Heritage Awards. Help us recognize even small efforts in preserving heritage buildings, structures or other features in Vancouver.

Vancouver Heritage Awards
As a long and unusual winter continues in Vancouver, we are preparing for another forecast of snow flurries followed by cold temperatures.

Crews will be brining arterials in advance of freezing weather as required. For a full visual of arterial routes, which are the first priority for snow clearing, see the route map at

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One more round of snow? Those crocuses were so hopeful.
Have you got your tickets for SFU Public Square's ‘The Middle East and the Refugee Crisis: An Evening with Robert Fisk’? The ongoing crisis in the Middle East has left Canada wondering what our role on the global stage is. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discuss these long-lasting implications with award winning journalist Robert Fisk, filmmaker Nelofer Pazira, and Her Excellency...
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Don’t miss out on your opportunity to engage with Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Senator Yuen Pau Woo, Shuvaloy Majumdar, and Roland Paris as they discuss #WhoNeedsCanada. Tickets for SFU Public Square ’s #WhoNeedsCanada Community Summit launch event Feb. 27th are on sale now. Get yours now: [ Link ]

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Vancouver it's time to clean out your storage rooms and show the power of reuse! Donate old computers and monitors for reuse and recycle electronics, small appliances, power tools and more for FREE this Saturday at Trout Lake Community Centre from 10am - 1pm.

Free Zero Waste Reuse and Recycling Drop-Off

We at the City of Vancouver are proud to recognize Pink Shirt Day today! Check out our senior management team bringing the pink shirt spirit. All City employees are encouraged to wear pink on Feb 22, recognizing their respect for others and to take a stand against bullying.
How does a Trump presidency affect Canada? Does the USA need us now more than ever? Check out SFU Public Square ’s 2017 Community Summit event, The Anger of Nations, as they join forces with Nik Nanos to explore the potential outcomes post-USA election. After his presentation, attendees will hear from respondents Mark Pickup from the Centre for Public Opinion and Political Representation, as...
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The Anger of Nations: Trump, Trudeau, Merkel, and Farage in an Age of...
The Blood Alley Square Neighbourhood Event is happening Feb. 25. Drop by to learn more about the Square’s redesign and share your ideas. Enjoy a free movie, hot chocolate and popcorn too!

Blood Alley Square and Trounce Alley redesign
Is cultural diplomacy important? Don’t miss out on your chance to join the dialogue with SFU Public Square on March 1 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre as they explore #WhoNeedsCanada on the world stage. Check out [ Link ] for more info.

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Just one week until the Awards of Excellence ceremony! Join us in celebrating Vancouver's best on Tuesday, February 28.

City of Vancouver’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony
The City of Vancouver is proud to recognize Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 22, highlighting our annual “Respect Works Here” campaign. All our employees are encouraged to wear pink to show their respect for others and to take a stand against bullying.

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Join us in celebrating Vancouver's best! Come to the Awards of Excellence on Tue Feb 28. Register to attend with the link below!

City of Vancouver’s Awards of Excellence Ceremony
Learn the basics of architectural photography in the unique settings of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Orpheum, and Annex! It's part of Vancouver Civic Theatres' mission to provide access to its spaces in unconventional ways. Registration is only $60 - sign up today!

Intermediate Photography: architecture, portraits, long exposures and more!
Great news for our Burrard Corridor upgrades - work on the west side of Burrard Bridge is now complete! This weekend we’ll be fully shifting work over to the east side. Learn more about the project at
Watch Vancouver's first temporary modular housing development be built in 60 seconds!

Yesterday the City and Vancouver's Affordable Housing Agency celebrated the completion of the building in about 6 months. Here's a time lapse video of the triodectic foundation system being built first and the modular units being placed on next.

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We're proud to announce the completion of the first temporary modular housing development in Vancouver, to help address the city's affordable housing problems. This innovative building solution will provide interim homes for 40 male and female residents on low and fixed-income.

The modular building features 40 self-contained suites with a bathroom, a kitchen and a shared laundry and communal...
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Are you a current UBC graduate student? Join the City of Vancouver this summer and become a Greenest City or Healthy City Scholar through our funded sustainability internship projects. Deadline for applying is February 26, 2017.
The City is proud to announce the opening of Vancouver's first temporary modular housing development today. Watch the announcement in our Facebook Live video!