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Youth Awards


The COV Awards of Excellence highlight individual residents, businesses and community groups for their efforts across five platforms: diversity and inclusion, environmentalism, accessibility, volunteerism and heal

Orange Shirt Day: September 30th


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

VPL2020: Take the Survey!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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!