DTES LAPP
 

Local Area Plan Update April 2014

The Downtown Eastside (DTES) Local Area Plan (LAP) was approved by Council on March 15, 2014. For the full draft of the Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan please click here For a draft summary of the Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan please click here    

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Food & Restaurant waste

If your business produces, distributes, cooks, or handles food, then you ought to be thinking about reducing spoilage, integrating menus, reducing kitchen waste, and closing the loop on organic waste. Metro Vancouver has an excellent document full of tips and resources to help you do all this and more. DownloadRead More ..

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VeloMetro Mobility

Spotlight on VeloMetro Mobility with John Stonier Strathcona may be known for its history and longtime businesses, but hidden beneath that history is a story many entrepreneurs are familiar with—that of innovative startups. VeloMetro Mobility is one of those companies. VeloMetro was founded by a group of enthusiastic electronic engineersRead 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 ..

Recent Blog Posts

Thank you to our volunteers!

We want to give a shout out the awesome volunteers who have been contributing their time and efforts at the Resource Park. Ayman and Ahmed are high school students who volunteer with us through a youth volunteering initiative run by Read More…

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…

Strathcona Community Watch

The Strathcona Business Improvement Association is pleased to annouce 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 provide Read More…