Come see the new Immigrant Welcome Centre! (Feb 6th GWAC meeting)

Come see Grandview’s new Immigrant Welcome Centre!
Monday, February 6, 2017 @ 7:00pm
ISS of BC Welcome Centre
2610 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2

Lisa Bautista, manager of  the Immigrant Service Society’s BC Welcome Centre invites neighbourhood residents for a tour of the facility.  She will give a presentation describing the services and programs and provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions.

We hope to also hear from new immigrants who have settled in our community

There has also been a request to discuss Refuge & Sanctuary Cities, immigration & Border Issues.


Open House Union-Adanac Corridor Improvements (Jan 21 & 23)

The City of Vancouver will be hosting two Open Houses on improvements to the Union-Adanac Corridor. Of particular interest to Grandview-Woodland residents is the event scheduled for January 21 (11am-3pm) at the Wise Hall (1882 Adanac Street). For reference, the full text of the City’s invitation is reproduced below:

We want to hear from you!

The City of Vancouver is planning improvements along the Union-Adanac Corridor to make it safer and more comfortable for people of all ages and abilities to walk and cycle. Changes are being considered at key locations between Gore Avenue and Kamloops Street.
Join us at an open house to learn about the recommended designs and provide feedback.
City staff will be available to answer questions and discuss the project.

Saturday, January 21, 11 am – 3 pm
Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac Street

Monday, January 23, 4 – 7:30 pm
Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer Street
A Cantonese and Mandarin speaking interpreter will be available at this session.
View display boards and complete a feedback form online at:

For More Information
Phone 3-1-1 TTY 7-1-1