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19-306-06-Participatory Budgeting-FB Democratizing City finances: the West End Participatory Budget Process

Do you live, work, or volunteer in the West End? If so, you can cast a vote in the City’s first Participatory Budget initiative. 14 ideas are vying for support. We’re not picking any favourites, but there are some great... Continue reading »

February 2, 2020   |   0 comments
Hogan's Alley - Bu P508.53 - View of Hogan's Alley - 1958 Spaces for History & Culture: Black History Month 2020

Welcome to February & the first day of #BlackHistoryMonth! An important opportunity to reflect on the contributions of Vancouver’s Black communities to the life of the city. Lots of activities taking place over the next 28 days. Find our more at... Continue reading »

February 1, 2020   |   0 comments
200109 - CVA 99-1282 - Police marching along Georgia Street West - Chief Anderson leading - 1924 TBTPS – Georgia Street, 1924 (broken water main edition)

The broken water main that’s being fixed on Georgia Street was originally installed in 1924. Today’s #TBTPS features a couple of pictures of Georgia from that same year.   Our headline image is of a police parade on Georgia at... Continue reading »

January 9, 2020   |   0 comments
14553923325_3e89072ec8_c VPSN – Annual General Meeting – Saturday, January 25, 2020

Join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM). We use this meeting to recap on the previous year’s activities and chart a course for the year ahead. Saturday, January 25, 2020 Sunset Community Centre 6810 Main Street 3pm-6pm* *We anticipate... Continue reading »

January 7, 2020   |   0 comments
200102 - CVA 99-2100 - New Year's Day swim - 1930 TBTPS: Polar Bear Swim in 1930 & 1968

In honour of yesterday’s 100th annual Polar Bear Swim, today’s #TBTPS shows the scene on New Year’s Day in 1930 (lead image) and again in 1968. Check out the English Bay Pier – not to mention the fantastic swim trunks –... Continue reading »

January 2, 2020   |   0 comments