Here’s where you can skate outdoors in Vancouver and elsewhere

If you are looking for a seasonal public skating experience but feel it has to be outdoors to be truly authentic, you have few options in the lower mainland. Vancouver has plenty of choices if you are happy with indoor skating (actually eight of them), but only one, on Robson Square, has outdoor gliding, and … Read more

The group is issuing warning after raccoons killed in home-catching incidents in Vancouver and Victoria

(Warning: some images below may contain graphic content.) A conservatrion group advocating on behalf of fur animals has issued a prayer after two raccoons caught in Vancouver and Victoria were killed. In a November 30 release, Fur-Bearers, a North Vancouver-based charity, said the raccoons suffered “terrible injuries” after being caught in “very dangerous traps” in … Read more

40 things to do in Vancouver this weekend, December 3rd to 5th

Please note: Due to COVID-19, BC vaccine cards and / or masks may be required for access to certain personal events. FRIDAY: last performance at Langara College Study 58 of the playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ fresh take on the moral play of the 15th century, All. FRIDAY: online viewing of the documentary Who the hell is … Read more

Godsbro rises to 11 meters

It appears a freight bridge, not a tunnel, is officially on the horizon for the Port of Melbourne after a Andrews government minister hinted at plans for an 11-meter-high, openable bridge adjacent to Bolte in the state parliament last month. In response to a question from Sustainable Australia member for Southern Metropolitan Clifford Hayes about … Read more

4 detached house plots marked by City of Vancouver on 14 floors near Joyce Station sold over $ 13 million

In January 2021 became Just reported property listings on two streets near Joyce-Collingwood Station. The offerings were remarkable because a number of the offer prices were up to more four times the respective valuations of the properties. But this should not come as a surprise in terms of grounds on Payne and Ann Street. These … Read more

A four-point plan for the restoration of our city

When it comes to COVID and lockdowns, Melbourne’s CBD and Docklands are some of the hardest hit areas in the country. The pandemic has fundamentally changed the nature of Melbourne’s CBD. With more people working from home, fewer people will travel to and from the city to work. But governments do not seem to have … Read more

Ralph Escamillan dances with memories of youthful joy for new work

To create for the present, dancer and choreographer Ralph Escamillan had to revisit his past. “I’ve looked into my story to find out what’s new,” says the Vancouver artist. Escamillan spoke Just by telephone before a two-week stay at the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theater at the SFU Goldcorp Center for the Arts. He … Read more

Support children to develop their basic skills

It’s been a busy first year for Gowrie Docklands Kindergarten. Gowrie is well known to Docklands families for its strong reputation for its many years of early learning on 1 Seafarer Lane. The team at Gowrie established this new kindergarten in February, and it was formally opened by Ingrid Stitt, the Minister of Early Kindergarten … Read more

City light source | Docklands News

By Ashley Smith – Royal Historical Society of Victoria While William St lies eerily quiet, a lonely chimney stands far away from the throng of houses and Spencer Street Station. Standing at 195 feet (59 m) high, a closer examination reveals several buildings and gasometers located around it. For 114 years, this building, known as … Read more

Push to launch e-scooter before Christmas

Electric sharing scooters may soon be available to ride on the streets of Dockland, with the city of Melbourne aiming to launch a 12-month trial of the micro-mobility option before Christmas. The council, which had previously committed to a launch in the spring of 2021, would look at launching the 12-month e-scooter trial to “support … Read more