Participation Hours Due!

Participation hours for 2017 are due January 15.

Please email participation hours to chparticipation@gmail.com, or drop off your report to the office in the B building.

Thanks for doing your part (36 hours) and keeping our co-op running!

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Christmas Tree Chipping

You have a few options for recycling your live Christmas Tree.

Don’t forget to remove all tinsel and decorations!

Co-Op Recycling

Leave it in the recycling room, but you must first buy a sticker from Tami in 207A for $10.

City Chipping Events

In partnership with the Lion’s Club, residents are invited to bring their Christmas tree to a chipping event at any one of the locations shown below.

Donations of cash and non-perishable food will be accepted and distributed to local charities.

Tree chippings are taken to the Vancouver Landfill and turned into nutrient-rich compost.

When:

Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7, 10am to 5pm.

Where: 

  • Kerrisdale Community Ice Rink parking lot
    (5670 E Blvd, north of 41st Ave)
  • Kitsilano Beach parking lot
    (Cornwall Ave and Arbutus St)
  • Sunset Beach upper parking lot
    (Beach Ave and Broughton St)
  • Trout Lake Community Centre parking lot
    (3360 Victoria Drive, south of E 12th Avenue)

Transfer Station

Drop it off at any Vancouver Landfill or Transfer Station.

 

 

 

January, 2018 Events

Happy New Year, Friends!

#photoshooting along the Burrard Inlet by #Stanleypark #photopainting

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We hope you’ve managed to eat all your turkey, and we anticipate that the exercise bikes on the 6th floor of A building will be starting to see more action than usual this month.

Here’s a list of some fun things that are happening around the city this month.

December Events in Vancouver 2017

After what was one of the rainiest Novembers on record, it looks like we’ll be given a bit of a break to enjoy some decent weather.

Here are some fun things to do around the city:

Or maybe go check out some Christmas Lights? or wander around the Vancouver Christmas Market? Christmas at Canada Place is right next door.

And don’t forget to join us December 16 for the Co-op Christmas Social!

Community Kitchen

A few months back, courtesy of a grant we got from Neighbourhood Small Grants, we started a monthly community kitchen.

The idea was to get together once a month and create a healthy meal that we could all then take home to our families.

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We have had two meetings so far. At the first, we had four families, and we made chili, cornbread and cookies for dessert. At the second, we made about 300 perogies, and 6 families participated.

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Our next meeting will focus on Christmas Cookies. We’ll be making lots and lots and LOTS of Christmas cookies, and you can take them home both raw and baked. It will take place on December 2 between 2 and 4 pm. If you want to attend, please sign up here, so we know how much ingredients to buy.

Everyone welcome, no cost.