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Seawall Safety

By |2019-06-26T22:18:36+00:00June 26th, 2019|News|

As summer blooms, we can expect walkers, runners, rollers and cyclists to crowd the Seawall, and conflicts may well increase. The Neighbourhood Association recently contacted the City to express appreciation for the fully separated bike path and also concern that increasing traffic may be diminishing its safety benefits.

Replan Notice: Council report on co-op leases

By |2019-06-26T22:19:12+00:00June 26th, 2019|News|

City staff is preparing a major report on leases for co-ops in False Creek South and across the city. This report will be released on the City’s website shortly before its presentation to Council later in July.

It is very important that as many local […]

The Transportation Future of False Creek South

By |2019-06-26T22:19:48+00:00June 26th, 2019|News|

On May 30, Vancouver’s Chief Engineer Jerry Dobrovolny and Chief Transportation Engineer Lon Leclaire spoke to more than 60 False Creek South residents about the transit, traffic, biking and parking issues facing the neighbourhood. Of immediate interest, they assured the audience that in response to community concerns, the […]

Neighbour Profile: Yael Stav and the importance of everything

By |2019-06-26T22:20:30+00:00June 26th, 2019|News|

Like those who saw the Orcas in False Creek this month, resident Yael Stav was delighted. Unlike others, she was not surprised; she knew whales would follow the herring. But what caused the herring to return?

That’s a question she loves to answer.

Five years ago Yael and her Canadian-born […]

Kerry Gold: False Creek South co-ops face a moment of change

By |2019-06-26T15:32:14+00:00June 26th, 2019|FCSNA, News, RePlan|

By Kerry Gold
May 2019

They live in the model community, a success story of livability. But residents of Marina Housing Co-operative in Vancouver’s False Creek South neighbourhood are feeling anything but secure in their housing situation, even though they live on city-owned land.

The 130 or so residents of the co-op will see their 40-year lease […]

Vancouver Sun: Frustration and fear in one of Vancouver’s most lauded, livable communities

By |2019-06-26T15:33:10+00:00June 25th, 2019|FCSNA, News, RePlan|

By Dan Fumano
June 26, 2019

Mayor Kennedy Stewart has hailed Vancouver’s renter protection measures as the “most generous and comprehensive package of protections in Canada.” But residents in one of the city’s most successful neighbourhoods say they’re having trouble with their landlord: the City of Vancouver.

False Creek South,  built on formerly […]

Did you know…

By |2019-05-27T21:48:52+00:00May 27th, 2019|FCSNA, News|

  1. That the Charleson Park trees and shrubs planted in the 70’s were chosen to replicate the rainforest that had been home to the Coast Salish people for thousands of years?

  2. That early in the last century False Creek itself extended south to what is now 6th Avenue, and east as far as Clark […]

Want your kids to eat their veggies?

By |2019-05-27T21:41:54+00:00May 27th, 2019|FCSNA, News|

All sorts of families grow in False Creek South, including many with young children. When children are taught how to garden and grow food, they learn first hand that food comes from the natural world and develop respect for Mother Nature in coming to understand natural cycles:

Did you know…

By |2019-04-24T19:58:19+00:00April 24th, 2019|FCSNA, News|

  1. That in the early 70’s the architectural firm of Thompson, Berwick & Pratt, designing much of the emerging community of False Creek South, tasked the students they’d employed with naming the newly-created streets? 

  2. That one of those students, Jef Keighley, who later became a union […]

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