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2013 Media Releases ▼Elephant Seal on Ambleside Beach – people are asked to keep a safe distance away (May 2 - 2013)West Vancouver Recognizes Outstanding Youth with 38 Awards on April 29 (April 24 - 2013)'Celebrate the World' Community Day Parade to be West Vancouver spectacle - application deadlines approaching (April 8 - 2013)West Vancouver switching to every-other-week garbage collection (April 8 - 2013)Unlicensed or Unqualified Contractors (March 25 - 2013)Media Release - Antiques, collectibles offered at Flea Market fundraiser in West Vancouver on April 7 (March 14 - 2013)Media Release - Construction commences on an innovative new playground at John Lawson Park (March 8 - 2013)Media Release - Internationally acclaimed singer takes instructors’ stage at the District of West Vancouver’s Songwriting Camp (March 8 - 2013)Media Release - West Vancouver restricts left turns on Marine Drive at 14th and 16th Streets westbound beginning March 4 (February 26 - 2013) Media Release - District of West Vancouver, BC Ferries and BC Assessment Authority come to agreement on Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal (February 14 - 2013) Media Release - District of West Vancouver Receives Canadian Award for Financial Reporting (February 7 - 2013) Media Release - Newly Completed Public Art Installation on Display at Lawson Studios (February 5 - 2013) Media Release - District of West Vancouver councillor and CAO awarded Diamond Jubilee medals (January 16-2013) 2012 Media Releases ▼Think before you give a pet as a gift this holiday season (December 21-2012) District of West Vancouver's 2013 budget approved (December 17-2012) Storm surge closes West Vancouver Seawalk, piers and parks to the public (December 17-2012) Let’s keep the tree green: West Vancouver’s holiday fire safety campaign (December 14-2012) Keep your New Year's resolution with the Move More on the Shore Program (December 6-2012) Seniors' Activity Centre parking lot reopens just in time for the holidays (December 6-2012) District of West Vancouver approves bi-weekly garbage pick-up for Spring 2013 (November 27-2012)District of West Vancouver receives Distinguished Budget Presentation (November 14-2012) Business community invited to North Shore electric vehicle charging station info session (November 7-2012) District recognizes outstanding contributions at Community Awards ceremony (November 7-2012) District of West Vancouver shocked at Appeal Board ruling on BC Ferries terminal at Horseshoe Bay (November 2-2012) District of West Vancouver co-winner of "Most Fiscally Responsible" award (October 18-2012) District receives application from Grosvenor Capital Corporation for 1300 Block of Marine Drive redevelopment (October 18-2012) Council approves noise exemption for new food store at 1650 Marine Drive (former Safeway site) to allow for extended work hours (October 16-2012) Exciting initiatives being considered for Ambleside Revitalization (October 16-2012) West Vancouver Fire & Rescue joins E-Comm Wide-Area Radio System (September 26-2012)District seeks public comment on Draft Wireless Communication Facilities Policy (September 24-2012) No Outdoor Fires Permitted in WV - Weather Conditions Pose High Fire Risk (September 20-2012)Horseshoe Bay Pier will remain open to passenger and emergency vehicles (September 13-2012)Ambleside Tiddlycove Lions Club donates $30,000 to upgrade Ambleside Park playground (Sept. 7-2012)Centennial Celebrations Continue (September 5-2012)West Vancouver’s Bylaw Department Rolls Out New Technology (August 21-2012) Last chance to visit the Art Market at the Harmony Arts Festival (August 9-2012) West Vancouver Council Advances the Public Safety Building (July 24-2012) Final Parks Master Plan approved by Council (June-20-2012) Black Creek Rehabilitation Project Update (June-15-2012) Opening Ceremony for New Section of the Spirit Trail June 16, 2012 (June-11-2012) Media Release - Council Supports Preliminary Concept for a Visual Arts Centre (May-30-2012) West Vancouver Welcomes the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Pacific to Horseshoe Bay (May-24-2012) Youth Council and Youth Appreciation Awards (May-8-2012)West Vancouver Seeks Community Input On Public Safety Building (May-8-2012) West Vancouver Celebrates Its Centennial Community-Wide (May-7-2012) West Vancouver Recognizes Exceptional Youth (May-2-2012) Green Cans Coming Soon to West Vancouver Single-Family Households (April-23-2012)West Vancouver Adopts a Zero Percent Property Tax Increase for 2012 (April-5-2012)Only Two Months Left Before Secondary Suite Incentives End (April-4-2012)Council Takes an Important Step Towards Renewing Ambleside (March-8-2012)West Vancouver Celebrates 100 Years of Community (March-5-2012)District of West Vancouver Wins Award for Financial Reporting (February-29-2012)West Vancouver Continues to Invest in the Waterfront (February-21-2012)Ambleside Renewal Takes an Important Step Forward (February-07-2012)West Vancouver Continues to Invest in the Waterfront (January-26-2012)West Vancouver Budget Seeks Community Input (January-25-2012)Financial Grants Available for West Vancouver Non-Profit Groups (January-11-2012)
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2011 Media Releases ▼Westerleigh Retirement Residence Project Begins, The District and Pacific Arbour Confirm Lease Agreement (November-29-2011)West Vancouver Community Awards Recognize Community Builders (November-28-2011)West Vancouver Community Centre Recognized for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (November-28-2011)North Shore Municipalities remind residents to be snow-ready (November-07-2011)Gianfranco Giammaria Memorial Society Donates AEDs to North Shore Community Centres (October-31-2011) Preliminary Parks Master Plan Presented (October-19-2011) Municipalities Commit to Child Care on the North Shore (October-12-2011) AmblesideNow Advances the Public Safety Building (October-4-2011)The District of West Vancouver Recognized for Strong Financial Reporting (October-3-2011) Public Safety Urged During and Following Wind Storm (September-26-2011) West Vancouver Working Group Develops Sport Field Master Plan (September-20-2011) West Vancouver Expands Supply of Filtered Water to Residents (September-16-2011) West Vancouver Community Centre Wins International Architecture Award (September-14-2011) West Vancouver Memorial Library leads with LEED (September-12-2011)West Vancouver Celebrates Completion of Rutledge Artificial Turf Field (September-9-2011) West Vancouver Fire Fighter Rescues Two From an Aggressive House Fire (September-1-2011) AmblesideNow Needs Community Participation on the Arts in Ambleside (July-28-2011)West Vancouver Commits to Improving Youth Services (July-26-2011)New Firearms Bylaw Makes Pellet Guns Illegal in West Vancouver (July-19-2011)Fire False Alarm Fees and Charges Move to User-Pay System (July-19-2011)Countdown to the 21st Harmony Arts Festival (July-8-2011)Safeway Site Proposal Update (June-21-2011) Fuel to be Available to Boaters by Early July (June-13-2011) West Vancouver Recognized as a Leader in Innovative Governance (June-09-2011) West Vancouver Community Centres Society Secures $110,000 Grant (June-09-2011)Media Advisory - Pumpkin Fest Seedlings at Community Day (May-31-2011)West Vancouver Recognized as Child Care Leader (May-26-2011)Pacific Arbour Development Moves Forward (May-25-2011)New Bus Shelters to Increase Service and Revenue to the District (May-19-2011)Secondary Suite Incentive Extended (May-17-2011)Camp Ignite – Getting Young Women Fired Up about Fire Fighting (May-16-2011)Youth Awards Winners Recognized (May-13-2011)West Vancouver Recognizes Youth at Youth Council and Youth Awards (May-2-2011)Community Workshops Will Contribute to a New Parks Master Plan (Apr-19-2011)West Vancouver Wins Medal Certificate at the United Nations (Apr-08-2011)Transit Riders Give West Vancouver’s Blue Bus Top Ratings (Apr-05-2011)Direction Set for the Next Five Years at West Vancouver Memorial Library (Apr-05-2011)West Vancouver Recognized for Innovative Governance (Mar-23-2011)West Vancouver Sustainability on the Global Stage (Mar-22-2011) Ambleside Revitalization Commission Appointed (Mar-22-2011)Council Expands Secondary Suites Program (Mar-22-2011)Court Decision on Evelyn Drive Unsealed (Mar-15-2011)Report on NS Fire & Rescue Services Shared Services Agreement (Mar-08-2011)WV Police Department’s 2010 Year End Report on Crime (Mar-08-2011)Media Release: District of West Vancouver Launches AmblesideNow (Jan-26-2011)2010 Media Releases ▼Homeowners Get Help From Firefighters With Energy Audits (Nov-16-2010)North Shore Municipalities Remind Residents To Be Snow-Ready (Nov-03-2010)West Vancouver Community Centre Wins Another Award (Oct-18-2010)Nina Leemhuis Appointed Director of Financial Services (Jul-28-2010)Community Centres Services Society Executive Director (Apr-16-2010)Thank You 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Volunteers (Mar-22-2010)Greenhouse Gas Reduction in West Vancouver (Mar-18-2010)West Vancouver's 2010 Budget Received Three Readings (Feb-09-2010)Operator - Gleneagles Golf Course Clubhouse Restaurant & Banquet Hall (Jan-26-2010)Clean Energy Fair & Forum January 25, 25, & 27 (Jan-19-2010)2009 Media Releases ▼Eagle Lake Membrane Filtration Facility Wins Another Award (Nov-26-2009) Council Approves Provider at Gordon House Child Care Centre (Nov-17-2009)West Vancouver Awarded Three Infrastructure Grants (Sep-24-2009) Gordon Smith honoured as Freeman of the Municipality (Oct-02-2009) West Vancouver Awarded Three Infrastructure Grants (Sep-24-2009) North Shore Police Services Review (Sep-22-2009) New West Vancouver Police Chief Constable Hired (Aug-19-2009) Sarah Mclachlan Foundation Presents: Summer Sessions At Ambleside (Jul-15-2009)District Considers Developers for the Wetmore Motors Site (May-27-2009)Park Royal Shopping Centre Donates $500,000 to Spirit Trail (Apr-03-2009)WV Community Centre Celebrates Grand Opening March 28 (Mar-11-2009) Renowned Canadian Artist to Release Fine Art Print (Mar-10-2009)Statement From West Vancouver Police Board Chair (Mar-10-2009) Anne Mooi Appointed Director of Parks and Community Services (Mar-05-2009) WV Community Centres Services Society Initiates Membership Drive (Feb-25-2009) Police Board Announces Chief's Resignation (Feb-23-2009) VANOC wraps up testing at Cypress Mountain Snowboard Sport Event (Feb-14-2009) 2009 Heritage Achievement Awards (Feb-13-2009) WVCSS Executive Director & Director of Operations (Jan-22-2009) Steve Nicholls Retires after 30 Years Serving West Vancouver (Jan-15-2009)
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