- Fighting Loneliness with a Community of Seniors
- New App for Finding Public Washrooms in Vancouver
- Enhanced Snow Response Plan
- Public Hearing: Rezoning of 1920 SW Marine Drive (Casa Mia)
- Requesting Accessible Public Washrooms at New SkyTrain Stations
- Update on Social Isolation & Loneliness Project
- BC Seniors’ Advocate Report on Residential Care
- Letter of Support for Casa Mia Redevelopment
- Community Dialogue on Health Research, June 27
- Strawberry Festival, June 24
Author Archives: Eddy Elmer
The availability of public washrooms is a topic of great interest to the Committee, so we are delighted that Crohn’s and Colitis Canada have created a handy new app that allows people to find a public washroom wherever they are in in the city! Give … Continue reading
We are pleased that both the City and the Park Board have unveiled an enhanced snow removal response plan, informed by lessons from last year’s unexpected snow storm. Changes include expanded snow removal coverage (e.g., on pedestrian pathways), enhanced response … Continue reading
At the October 17, 2017 Regular Council meeting, Council referred this rezoning application to the November 14 public hearing. The hearing will be held in Council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue. The hearing will start at … Continue reading
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
SAC member Gudrun Langolf appeared on CBC’s BC Almanac today to discuss findings from the Seniors’ Advocate survey on residential care in BC.
Below is the text of our letter of support for the revised rezoning application for 1920 SW Marine Drive (Casa Mia): At its June 16 meeting, the Seniors’ Advisory Committee heard from the Applicant regarding changes to the above-noted rezoning application. We … 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.