GWAC July Meeting – Monday, July 5th. A Discussion about Rats, Other “Urban Wildlife” and Tips for How to Live with Them

Join the Grandview Woodland Area Council for

Understanding Vancouver Rats
A Discussion about Rats, Other “Urban Wildlife”
and Tips for How to Live with Them
This Monday, July 5th at 7:00PM

Dr. Kaylee Byers will speak about the Vancouver Rat Project, Canada’s first interdisciplinary program of research which studies urban rats, the risks they pose to human health, and how we can better manage and live with them. Bring your questions.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88924939957?pwd=QzJwV1hadjZLeDJ5R0pVZ24rSFRPUT09
Meeting ID: 889 2493 9957, Passcode: 105840

Just a reminder that there will be no August meeting during our usual summer break. See you all in September.


Community Updates:

No Megatowers at Safeway
The No Megatowers citizens’ group has lawn signs available for supporters. If you’d like a sign, get in touch at: fightthefortress@gmail.com.
More information at: nosafewaymegatowers.ca.

Join the conversation on non-market housing on Britannia Community Centre campus

For reference, we’ve reproduced the following details about meetings related to the topic of non-market housing on the Britannia Community Centre Campus:

JOIN THE CONVERSATION ON NON-MARKET HOUSING The Britannia Renewal Master Plan identifies opportunities to locate non-market housing at the renewed Britannia site. Help us understand opportunities and concerns relating to this by sharing your thoughts at one of our online events: WHAT? Community Conversations: Non-Market Housing 

WHERE? On Zoom by link Or call 7789072071 

WHEN? Saturday, June 19, 10 am – noon https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83652487283?pwd=ZytPaU94VDFFV3h4aTJ1ZGN4SEREdz09 [us02web.zoom.us]
Meeting ID: 836 5248 7283
Passcode: 435320

Tuesday, June 22, 2 – 4 pm Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84428374784?pwd=VXdBZndHNW9SWUxQcVR4Nk0vWnREdz09 [us02web.zoom.us]Meeting ID: 844 2837 4784Passcode: 282588

Thursday, June 24, 6:30 – 8:30 pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82391816558?pwd=QTJBMDYvdm5xcDVMN2R4WUhpdEFQQT09 [us02web.zoom.us]Meeting ID: 823 9181 6558Passcode: 560897

COMING SOON: In fall 2021, partners will be facilitating more Non-Market Community Conversations that will include initial discussions on height, density and the potential number of units of non-market housing. https://shapeyourcity.ca/britannia-renewal
Contact the Britannia Society website http://britanniarenewal.org/, the Information Centre at 604-718-5800 (ext. 1) or info@britanniacentre.org for more details. 

A Discussion about Temporary Modular Housing

1580 Vernon Drive

Join the Grandview Woodland Area Council for A Discussion about Temporary Modular Housing
on Monday, June 7th at 7:00PM

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89426499490?pwd=S1ZrZE5HaGwzcUFzZGFSVndIWGNWUT09
Meeting ID: 894 2649 9490, Passcode: 118142 
Find out more about the Temporary Modular Housing (TMH) units that are nearing completion at 1st and Clark.

BC Housing in partnership with the City of Vancouver announced plans to provide 98 units of housing for people experiencing homelessness last September.

We’ve invited the operator, Community Builders Group, to speak about the upcoming opening of the TMH at 1580 Vernon. The new housing is expected to have occupancy in mid-July.

Learn more about the Temporary Modular Housing and how it fits in with initiatives to help people who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.

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