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Rally to protect public education, Wednesday March 7, 2 pm, Vancouver Art Gallery

Photos from the rally A rally was organized by Vesta Teachers at the Vancouver Art Gallery this Wednesday March 7, at 2 pm. I participated in the rally in support of teachers and public education on Wednesday March 7 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. There were easily a couple of thousand folks out on the […]

Rally today 10 a.m. – Parents rally for teachers & education system, Christy Clark’s MLA office

For immediate release March 5 2012 Parents rally for teachers, education system at Christy Clark’s constituency office. 10 a.m today — Monday March 5 3615 W 4th Ave, Vancouver — the constituency office of Premier Christy Clark. Parents of students in the riding of Vancouver Point Grey will deliver collected letters of support for education […]

Community open house for proposed rezoning of 1401 Comox St., Thursday, Feb. 9, 5 pm, Coast Plaza Hotel

Notice of rezoning/development Permit application (DE413347) and community open house for 1401 Comox Street More info about the project at City’s Rezoning Centre Henriquez Partners Architects has submitted a revised cuoncurrent rezoning and development permit application to rezone 1401 Comox Street From RM-5 (Multiple Dwelling) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal is for […]

Free event, author Charlotte Gill talking about her book Eating Dirt, Monday Jan. 30

Author Charlotte Gill will be talking about her new book ‘Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe’ A treeplanter’s vivid story of a unique subculture and the magical life of the forest. Monday, January 30, 2012 7 pm – 9 pm World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 […]

Arts Salon: Occupy Environmental Art, Wed. Jan 25 at the Roundhouse Community Centre

Photo courtesy finiculi, finicula (flickr) Facebook event Another event for Wednesday Jan. 25, 2012. This one looks interesting too. I am torn as which one to go to. The following is the description of the event from the Facebook event page: “Occupy Environmental Art is not so much a statement as an invitation for discussion. […]

Re:Generation – Move Our City Jan 25, 2012, SFU Woodwards

This sounds like it could be a fun event. … Ever wonder about Vancouver rail transit in the 1950s? or the future of automobile ownership? Or wondered what “Active Transportation” was? …. well …. Elders, Boomers, Xer’s and Young Folk Tell Their Active Transportation Stories DETAILS Wed, Jan 25th, 2012 149 W Hastings, SFU Woodwards […]

Healthy City, Active City: Moving Vancouver Forward

City of Vancouver Transportation 2040/Walk 21 Public Event October 5th, 2011 Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings Street Asia Pacific Hall 7 pm to 9 pm FREE Join experts from around the world to learn more about the link between health and transportation, and discuss how Vancouver can be one of the […]

Comox-Helmcken Greenway, community consultation is starting. Be part of the solution

Comox-Helmckin GreenWay Connecting People-Creating Places: From False Creek to Stanley Park The City of Vancouver plans to build the Comox Helmcken Greenway in the Fall of 2012. Tell the City how they can make this route even better. Attend an open House, workshop or a walking tour. Saturday, September 17: Open House: 9 am – […]

COPE’s nomination meeting is Sunday September 18 at John Oliver Secondary School, 1 pm

Nomination 2011 COPE’s 2011 Nomination and Policy Confreence, Sunday September 18, 1 pm. November’s election is going to be so critical. The 2011 Nomination and Policy Conference is your chance to get involved. This meeting is an opportunity for members to have the final say in who our candidates are, and what our platform will […]

Attend the Bikes.Community Information Session

Where: 5th Floor, Robert Lee YMCA 955 Burrard Street When: Tuesday August 30th 7:00-8:30pm – Recruitment Brochures (Chinese, English, Korean, Persian, Spanish) for more info: YMCA The Bikes.community Project uses training in bike refurbishment and maintenance as a means to bring together the complex diversity of the Downtown Peninsula of Vancouver. Participants primarily will be […]