Mount Pleasant Newsletters

Mount Pleasant Newsletters

Community News Sharing community-building opportunities in Mount Pleasant, the second week of each month. Programs at our House Sharing programs at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, the last week of each month. Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required...
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...
Need more free things to do? Tiny parks catch on in Vancouver

Need more free things to do? Tiny parks catch on in Vancouver

by Laura Sciarpelletti · CBC News · Posted: Aug 25, 2018 3:00 PM PT | Last Updated: August 26 ‘We wanted to make a public space that’s visible to a really diverse group of neighbours’ Listen to the full story: East Vancouver has a new park. And...
The movement for belonging: Neighbourhood Houses in Metro Vancouver

The movement for belonging: Neighbourhood Houses in Metro Vancouver

Satinder Singh first came to Collingwood Neighbourhood House 26 years ago, seeking childcare. The neighbourhood house movement helped her find her purpose in life. Try a little social experiment. Go up to your friend, colleague or neighbour, and ask them the name of...
Social Inclusion: John’s story

Social Inclusion: John’s story

Neighbourhood houses are known as places to connect, volunteer, and become involved in the community. Many people do not realize the important work that neighbourhood houses do to help people feel a sense of belonging. This is known as social inclusion, and is...