More access to literacy programs for adult learners throughout B.C.

More access to literacy programs for adult learners throughout B.C.

Jocelyne Hamel—Executive Director of Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House—adresses the media, joined by: Shane Simpson, MLA for Vancouver-Hastings | William Booth, Downtown Eastside Literacy Roundtable | Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Training &...

Over the Rainbow: LGBT2Q+ Seniors in the Lower Mainland

New LGBT2Q+ network in Lower Mainland aims to help seniors access community resources for aging A new community response network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, and queer/questioning seniors is launching in the Lower Mainland this month. The Lower...

How posters in Canadian cities are whitewashing systemic racism

by Denise Wong for City News 1130  NEW WESTMINSTER (NEWS 1130) – Police in New Westminster have opened an investigation after signs reading ‘It’s okay to be white’ were spotted near Douglas College this week. Vanessa Woznow saw the poster on a telephone pole on...
Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Tiny Mount Pleasant park was a labour of love

Esther Paysan (left), Winnie Lee and Kathy Au take advantage of a recent sunny afternoon and break out the checker board at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House’s new parklet. Photo by Dan Toulgoet by Jessica Kerr, Vancouver Courier New parklet at Mount Pleasant...