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Orange Shirt Day: September 30th

30
September

Wear orange on September 30 to show your support for the survivors of residential schools in Canada

VPL2020: Take the Survey!

1
September

Earlier this year, we heard from over 2500 people about your ideas for the Library’s future. We’ve developed a draft plan and now we’d like to know what you think it ! Go to www.vpl.ca/freeyourmind to take the survey and share your views.

City looks for opinions on types of signs in Vancouver

22
August

Help shape the look and feel of Vancouver through an online survey on different types of signs, and the ways they’re used. Open until Sept 18th.

Take a break from PokemonGo to play the Water Wise Game Challenge

22
July

The game takes players through a to-do list of outdoor yard and garden activities, guiding the user through every-day choices and highlighting what small actions can make their outdoor routines more water wise. Requires no downloads.

Vancouver's new bike share program - Mobi hit the streets July 20th

21
July

Mobi - Vancouver’s new public bike-share program launched on July 20th. There are currently 23 stations and more than 250 bikes available, with more being added every week. Memberships are on sale for about half price until July 31st!

Winners of the 2016 Vancouver Awards of Excellence

7
July

The Awards of Excellence celebrate those who make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible, and prosperous city. The recipients of the awards were nominated by the public and confirmed by City Council. 

City of Vancouver honours outstanding community members at Awards of Excellence

5
July

The City of Vancouver is hosting the third annual Awards of Excellence on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event celebrates those who make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible, and prosperous city.

Minimum working age in Canada will come into effect June 2017

4
July

Canada has officially ratified an international treaty that seeks to eliminate child labour and ensure children do not leave school to join the workforce full time. 

Check out the new Stanley Park digital map and guide

29
June

The Vancouver Park Board has launched a digital version of the official map and guide to Stanley Park. A perfect guide to help you plan your Stanley Park activities for the summer!

The Vancouver Foundation 2016 Vital Signs Survey in LIVE !

21
June

The Vancouver Foundation has launched its 2016 Vital Signs survey. Everyone including youth are encouraged to fill it out, and encourage others in your networks to do so!