City, partners launch city-wide electric vehicle charging pilot project
February 22, 2012 - The City of Vancouver today launched an $800,000 city-wide pilot project that will bring electric vehicle charging stations to diverse locations around Vancouver, thanks to investments from the Governments of Canada and British Columbia, BC Hydro, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the City itself.
Managing a Direct Market Small Scale Farm is a three-part course where participants go through the steps of defining your business model to raising start-up funds, estimating your income and expenses and tracking results. You will get a realistic picture of what you can achieve in your farming enterprise to provide both you and your investors confidence and to greatly improve your chances for success.
Once again we're partnering with SFU Woodward's from April 17th–22nd at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. Focusing on five major themes – water, climate change, energy, social justice and food – the festival is programmed to enlighten, engage and inspire.
In the summer of 2011, I became involved with a non-profit organization called 'Peace it Together' in Vancouver. I was drawn to its summer program that facilitated the creation of films by youth from conflict areas, who had the opportunity to engage with culturally and politically sensitive topics and produce original films together.
Vancouver’s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan wins national Sustainable Communities Award
The City of Vancouver was proud to accept a prestigious national award today when the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) named Vancouver a winner of a 2012 FCM Sustainable Communities Award for the City’s Greenest City 2020 Action Plan (GCAP).