Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

April 22nd marks the 50th annual Earth Day! In Vancouver, our earth-loving residents usually celebrate with the Commercial Drive Earth Day Parade and Festival, which has understandably been cancelled. Instead, we’re giving you top tips and ideas for celebrating Earth Day from home. Continue reading:
Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Go Green in Vancouver this Holiday Season

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

Canyon Lights at the Capilano Suspension Bridge | Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Rishad Daroowala

It’s easy to be green in Vancouver over the holidays—and all year round. Here are some ways to do your part for sustainability in the city this festive season.

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Go Green in Vancouver this Holiday Season

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver. Listen as Roland Lewis shares how a comprehensive waterfront plan has worked for NYC – and lessons for Vancouver. Continue reading:
From NYC to YVR: New York’s Waterfront as a model for Vancouver

Exclusive screening of Ice on Fire, produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Leila Conners, to be shown at the Sustainable Production Forum

See an exclusive film screening of the hit HBO Documentary, Ice on Fire produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Leila Conners, which gained a standing ovation at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Continue reading:
Exclusive screening of Ice on Fire, produced by Leonardo Dicaprio and Leila Conners, to be shown at the Sustainable Production Forum

Try Cycle Commuting During Bike to Work Week October 21-27

Fall Bike to Work Week in Vancouver

Photo Credit: HUB

Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the best cities in North America for cycling. So it should be no surprise that many locals bike all year round. It’s a great way to stay active while reducing air pollution and traffic congestion. During the week of October 21-27, give autumn weather cycling a try during the annual Fall Bike to Work Week.

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Try Cycle Commuting During Bike to Work Week October 21-27

Spring is Coming – Vancouver Gardens to Wander and Explore

Photo: Yasmine Hardcastle

Spring is in the air, and not only are the cherry blossoms coming out to play, all the flowers are starting to show off their petals and colours. Which means that Vancouver is about to get even more beautiful and the warmer temperatures will allow for some peaceful wandering and picnics in the city’s attractive garden spaces. Pull up a bench or get your step on at Vancouver’s gorgeous gardens!

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Spring is Coming – Vancouver Gardens to Wander and Explore

Ocean Bridge Brings Ocean Activities for All Ages to Vancouver

Clean up crew team shot, Lepas Bay, Graham Island, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada. May 22, 2018

Written by Ocean Wise

This week, 40 young ocean leaders from across Canada are meeting up in Vancouver to take part in an immersive urban expedition. The goal of the trip? To serve the local community and raise awareness about ocean conservation.

They’re part of Ocean Bridge, a program run by Ocean Wise that’s in its first year and is part of the Canada Service Corps started by the Government of Canada.

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Ocean Bridge Brings Ocean Activities for All Ages to Vancouver