Local Area Plan Update March 2014

The Downtown Eastside (DTES) Local Area Plan (LAP) was approved by Council on March 15, 2014. There will be a City Council public hearing on April 1st at 6pm to consider zoning and by-law amendments to implement new polices in the LAP. To register to speak at the public hearing pleaseRead More ..

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Black Strathcona chronicles black history in our community

Black Strathcona is an interactive multimedia project designed to educate Vancouverites today about Vancouverites yesterday. Over six decades, a community of black people lived and thrived in Strathcona. They made history, they formed unions, they starred on stage, and made the best chicken and steaks you can imagine. Using theRead More ..

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Strathcona Community Watch

The Strathcona Business Improvement Association is pleased to announce it has contracted Securiguard for its mobile patrol services effective October 15. The program is called the Strathcona Community Watch To contact the patrol, please call 604.685.0011. Assistance can be provided for the following: -Safe Walk Program -Community Program and ShelterRead More ..

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Vancouver Urban Winery

Spotlight on Vancouver Urban Winery with Mike Macquisten From the outside, the Vancouver Urban Winery (VUW) appears to be an ordinary warehouse but as you approach it, you are greeted by a beautiful set of large wooden doors and melody of wine aromas. Inside, a grand stone fireplace stands beneathRead More ..

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Mason Bees at the Resource Park

The Resource Park has signed on to be a location in the Pollinator Corridor Project, a joint initiative by Hives for Humanity and Homesteader’s Emporium to enhance the Hastings corridor with habitat and forage for Mason bees. By installing Mason Read More…