Visit http://www.sparc.bc.ca/resources-and-publications/category/160?start=10 for information on other Lower Mainland communities.
The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) is a City-controlled, but legally separate, entity created to implement the recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability.
The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency’s goals are to:
- Ensure resources and projects align with Council goals and objectives
- Deliver housing as quickly, efficiently, and affordably as possible through standardized processes, economies of scale, and clear decision making
- Identify where the greatest impact can be made, and act as a catalyst for innovative housing ideas and models
- Evaluate outcomes and share learnings with the City and senior levels of government, driving standardization and streamlining of processes across multiple delivery platforms
The city is looking for experienced and expert community board members who bring a strong understanding of the affordable housing needs across Vancouver. Find details at VAHA-Public-Call for Directors Aug 2014 The deadline for applications is Monday, September 22nd.
The taboo subject of death will be served up in Stanley Park for the first time by organizers Waddell and Marylene Kyriazis who created The Centre for Death Education earlier this year. Participants are encouraged to bring their own food to the Prospect Point picnic site in Stanley Park Aug. 25 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Similar to the tradition of storytelling around the campfire, the free event will have guests sharing stories about different aspects of death. – See more at: http://www.vancourier.com/news/death-on-stanley-park-picnic-menu-
Registration and Lunch: 12:30 pm. Business portion of meeting begins at 1:15 pm sharp.
LOCATION: West End Community Centre (870 Denman Street)
WESN Members and supporters are invited to attend our 2014 Annual General Meeting on September 12th, 2014. Members are asked to bring their current WESN Membership Cards with them as this will expedite the registration process.
Pre-registration is not mandatory but, to assist us in planning for lunch, we encourage you to let us know if you are planning to attend by calling us at (604) 669-5051 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Now in its sixth year, I Love Transit is a week to celebrate public transit!
From August 25-29, check out Translink’s blog at http://buzzer.translink.ca/2014/08/announcing-i-love-transit-2014-august-25-29 The blog will be packed with interviews, essays, submissions from Buzzer readers sharing just why they love transit!
During the week, Translink will also have a vintage bus in Downtown Vancouver from TRAMS, along with buttons, contests, and more to thank everyone for riding transit! There will be a contest with the chance to win a three-zone FareCard too. For more information Visit http://buzzer.translink.ca/2014/08/announcing-i-love-transit-2014-august-25-29