- Requesting Accessible Public Washrooms at New SkyTrain Stations
- Update on Social Isolation & Loneliness Project
- Community Dialogue on Health Research, June 27
- Strawberry Festival, June 24
- Statement from Mayor Roberson on rejection of 105 Keefer rezoning application
- SAC Opinion on 105 Keefer Rezoning Application
- Public Hearing on Rezoning Application for 105 Keefer St. and 544 Columbia St., May 23
- SAC Position on West 10th Avenue Corridor (Health Precinct) Design
- Revised Rezoning Application for 1920 SW Marine Drive – Casa Mia
- How to Combat the Vicious Cycle of Loneliness
Author Archives: Eddy Elmer
Last year, the Committee passed a motion calling for the consideration of accessible public toilets—a key element of an age-friendly city—in all planning projects. City Council subsequently approved an amended version of this motion. One important location for accessible public … Continue reading
Come visit our table at the annual Strawberry Festival!
In response to strong community opposition, Council has just voted to reject the rezoning application for 105 Keefer Street in Chinatown. The Mayor has issued the following statement: http://mayorofvancouver.ca/news/mayor-robertsons-statement-105-keefer-rezoning-application-decision
A public hearing on the rezoning application for 105 Keefer and 544 Columbia Streets in Chinatown will be held on May 23, 6pm, Vancouver City Hall. This application may have implications for seniors’ housing affordability in the area and the … Continue reading
On May 17, we will be addressing Council and explaining our position on the proposed changes for the West 10th Avenue Corridor (The Health Precinct). Below is the text of a letter we approved and sent to Council in advance of the meeting, where the … Continue reading
The City of Vancouver has received a revised application to rezone 1920 Southwest Marine Drive from RS-1 (One-Family Dwelling) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District to allow development of a 90-bed Class B Seniors’ Community Care Facility. The new proposal includes … Continue reading
South Granville Seniors’ Centre is hosting its annual Multicultural Festival on May 4th. Come out and enjoy a fun afternoon of great food and entertainment.
Are you an older adult 55+ who identifies as LGBTQ/2S? Attend Qmunity’s Spring Fling celebration, April 21, at Haro Park Centre.
The Seniors Advisory Committee is beginning its new term this month. We are very happy to have five new members join us: Monica Camporese, Clemencia Gómez, Ashok Puri, Elaine Wass, and Honghao Xu. We hope to continue work on several important … Continue reading
We are pleased that Council has passed a motion today asking staff to provide a report on the City’s handling of snow and ice removal during December. The Park Board has commissioned a similar report. As street safety and accessibility are key priorities for our … Continue reading
Please remember that sidewalks can become very slippery during the winter. Please help prevent accidents by keeping the sidewalks around your home/business clear of ice and snow. While the City is responsible for clearing major thoroughfares, including bus routes, bridges, … Continue reading
The City is conducting an Character Home Zoning Review to look at options for the retention of heritage and character homes in single-family (RS) zoning districts. Geographic and zoning options are being explored that could result in changes to regulations … Continue reading