Between the Bridges articles

Hallowe’en in the Creek

2019-11-06T17:04:29+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

School kids in False Creek South started their Hallowe’en a little early – last week, actually – with a PAC organized costume sale. Families donated previously enjoyed costumes to be sold for $3 to $5 each.  Costumes not bought, along with proceeds from those sold, were donated to Sheway, a program sponsored by the […]

False Creek Elementary Turns It Up On Climate Action

2019-10-30T02:06:24+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

A new student-led Climate Club is underway at the school for kids wanting to work on initiatives toward climate action. Meeting weekly at lunchtime, the Club’s current focus is on a grant application for their first project.

Not surprisingly, many False Creek students joined the huge Climate Strike on September 27. Grade 6 and 7 […]

Neighbour Profile: Wind In Their Hair – Jennifer Reid

2019-10-29T19:01:36+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

Jennifer Reid became deeply aware of the trials of living with Alzheimer’s as she offered care during her mother’s later years. A longtime resident in False Creek South, and inspired by the beauty along the seawall, Jen imagined how much her Mom and other seniors living in isolation might benefit from recreational […]

Charging in the Creek

2019-10-29T19:03:25+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

As electric vehicles become increasingly popular and supported by public policy, several of the enclaves in False Creek South face share a common problem: how can they best respond to the increasing demand among residents for in-building charging opportunities? While the City of Vancouver has mandated that new buildings be charging-ready, and other cities […]

Watch Out for Raccoons!

2019-10-29T19:04:46+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

How worried should we be about raccoons in our neighbourhood?

“Very!” according to resident Louise Kligman.

Last month she and her husband, Evan, were taking the short walk home from the Marine Mews parking garage with their small 10 year old dog, Brie, on leash. It was dark and the area poorly lit.

Suddenly, three raccoons appeared […]

A New Neighbourhood, Not Another Housing Project Vancouver’s False Creek South Four Decades Later & Four Decades from Now

2019-11-07T19:02:30+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, RePlan|

Presentation

Q&A (Answers only)

David Hulchanski is a distinguished professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and keen observer of federal, provincial and local housing policy. He spoke to a standing room only crowd on Oct 3, on the topic of False Creek South’s legacy as […]

“Those Were The Days”

2019-10-29T19:07:10+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

Overlooking Heather Marina and nestled between Mahony’s and Branas, The Wicklow is a small but historically significant neighbourhood pub. Called Stamp’s Landing Pub when it opened in July 1979, it was one of the first neighbourhood pubs in Vancouver and has been a lively meeting place ever since!

Facing west with magnificent sunset views down […]

Beryl’s Celebration

2019-10-29T19:07:50+00:00October 28th, 2019|Between The Bridges, Uncategorized|

Over three hundred friends, neighbours, colleagues and family members came together at the Dockside Restaurant the evening of September 15 past to celebrate Beryl Wilson’s life and her contributions to our beloved False Creek South community. Her nieces Jan Rae and Andrea Peterson shared their memories of Auntie Beryl, and the impact she had […]

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