Did you know? Fancy Rats make great pets! They are social, intelligent and can be trained, just like dogs! Come visit the Vancouver Animal Shelter at 1280 Raymur Avenue and we can introduce you to our current Fancy Rats for adoption vancouver.ca/pets
It's #FixaLeakWeek! Did you know a toilet that continues to run after flushing can waste up to 135 litres of water per day? Take the leaky toilet test and flush out leaks.

Learn more about leak detection and repair at vancouver.ca/fixaleak
Vancouver had a record-breaking tourism year in 2016 with over 10 million visitors to the city. Sport Hosting Vancouver played a key role by helping to secure large events including the 2016 Canada Sevens Vancouver at BC Place Stadium which attracted 60,000 people. The 2017 edition grew to over 76,000 spectators, a 26% increase in ticket sales in just one year.


#FixaLeakWeek is here! Did you know water leaks account for approximately 14% of all water use in the average Canadian home?

Check your home for leaky toilets, faucets and shower heads to save treated drinking water for where it's needed most: cooking, cleaning, and drinking. For more leak detection and repair information visit [ Ow.ly Link ]
Voting is now open for the Vancouver Heritage Awards People's Choice. You can rate each nomination or just choose your favourite!

Vancouver Heritage Awards

Karaoke anyone? Queen Bee is a 2 year old Beagle who loves to sing along!
Queen Bee is up for adoption and looking for her forever home at Vancouver Animal Services. [ Petfinder.com Link ]
Today the City of Vancouver received $9,690,250 from the Provincial government as part of the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund to implement the Oakridge Trunk Sewer Upgrade Project (Vancouver South Sewer Separation Project) - a significant addition to our sewer separation program. Learn more about Oakridge Trunk at vancouver.ca/oakridgetrunk

The Oakridge Trunk currently collects waste and...
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Clean Water and Wastewater Fund invests in Vancouver | BC Gov News

The City of Vancouver is taking steps to create a safe and inclusive Vancouver for trans, gender variant and two-spirit individuals

Supporting Trans* Equality and an Inclusive Vancouver plan

Number of overdose calls last week in Vancouver remains higher than historical average, including four suspected overdose deaths reported in one day [ Ow.ly Link ]
Number of overdose calls last week in Vancouver remains higher than historical average, including four suspected overdose deaths reported in one day [ Ow.ly Link ]
Vancouver's first temporary modular housing development was completed in February to help address the city's affordable housing problems.

The innovative building provides interim homes for 40 residents on low and fixed-income.

WATCH the video to find out more. Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson were...
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Modular Housing - City of Vancouver

On February 16, 2017, the City of Vancouver's Affordable Housing Agency celebrated the completion of Vancouver's first temporary modular housing development....

Come swim with us! Vancouver Park Board is hiring Lifeguard/Instructors to join our team! Visit the City’s website to apply. Applications are due March 26, 2017.


Huge thanks to all of our 220+ Snow Angels who donated their time and energy helping others across Vancouver during our longest cold snap in 32 years!
Kenzie is still looking for her forever home! Are you dog experienced? Need an exercise buddy? Look no further, Kenzie is available for adoption at the Vancouver Animal Shelter [ Petfinder.com Link ]
Here's a great opportunity to be part of Canada 150+!

Aboriginal Production Apprentice Program

We made the list again! The City of Vancouver has been recognized as one of BC’s top 100 employers for 2017. We have received this honour for nine consecutive years and ten in total. In addition, we also made Forbes’ list of Canada’s Best Employers 2017.

We are proud to receive this recognition and continue supporting our outstanding employees.
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Top Employer: Vancouver, City of

Council cited limited public consultation by BC Hydro to date and a lack of information to address its concerns and concerns raised by the public as the main reasons for not providing approval at this time.

Statement on BC Hydro seed project

Owners of empty and occasionally-used homes have less than four months left to find tenants for these properties.

Reminder for owners of Vancouver’s empty and under-utilized homes