On October 20, Vancouverites will head to the polls to elect a new city council and a new mayor.
The #1 issue on everyone’s mind with this year’s election? Housing. Obviously, this is an issue that affects us very deeply here at the co-op. Even though we live in “affordable housing,” the definition of “affordable” in this town is very different than from many other cities around the world.
Vancouver is thought to be one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in, and the reasons for that are complex.
It’s incredibly important that we all get out and vote and have our say.
Advance voting: October 10 to 17, 2018
Election day: October 20, 2018
Vancouver voters will elect:
Here are some resources to help you make an informed decision.
Well, it’s official. Summer vacation is over, the kids are back to school today.
We can still anticipate some nice weather over the next month, though (hopefully), so get out and enjoy the last beautiful days of the season.
Here’s what’s happening in the city this month:
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will be performing a free, outdoor concert on Saturday, July 14 at Sunset Beach.
The program runs from 8:30 to 10 pm, and the public is encouraged to bring blankets or low lawn chairs.
Read more here.
Sunday, July 1 is Canada Day, and there’s lots of fun events going on all over the lower mainland.
The biggest local event is, of course, Canada Day at Canada Place. You can stuff yourself full of poutine and Beaver Tails at the food trucks, take in live entertainment, and of course, we’ll all be on the roof watching the fireworks at 10:30!
For a list of other events around the lower mainland, click here.
Well, safe to say, our anniversary party was a big hit! We ate, we drank, we danced!
Big shoutout to our organizing committee for putting together both events so successfully.
Stay tuned for lots more photos and more information about the Legacy Project, but in the mean time, here’s a quick little video by member Jennifer Trushel!
Canada Place will be showing free movies in the summer as well!
Theirs will take place on Thursday nights, so it’s possible you could see two free movies per week, all summer long!
Here’s the schedule:
||The Greatest Showman
||Mama Mia Sing-A-Long
||Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
For more info, click here.
Yay! EVO Summer Cinema is back!
Starting July 3, and running through the summer every Tuesday night, you can enjoy free movies in Stanley Park.
Here’s the lineup:
For more information, click here.