This Is Our #VancouverComeBack


Like everywhere around the world, Vancouver has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Shops, businesses and restaurants that are the jewels of our city were forced to shut their doors. The lights dimmed on our world-famous attractions. Despite the setback, and in many ways in direct response to it, we, the people of Vancouver, did not hang our heads. Instead, we took it upon ourselves to listen carefully and abide by our health professionals’ advice to do what it took to flatten the curve. We stayed home, stayed connected, and stayed patient. Continue reading:
This Is Our #VancouverComeBack

Learn a New Skill with These Online Classes and Books from Vancouver

There is a wealth of knowledge and skills here in Vancouver, and so many who are willing to share! While you may not be able to get to a class in-person, there are many ways to learn something new from the folks here while you are self-isolating.

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Learn a New Skill with These Online Classes and Books from Vancouver

Vancouver Farmers Markets are Open In-Person and Online

As an essential service bringing food to the tables of Vancouver communities, Vancouver Farmers Markets are open and ready to bring local produce to your kitchen. So go on, stock up and create those colourful, flavourful, and nourishing meals to share with your household and your social media.

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Vancouver Farmers Markets are Open In-Person and Online

A Short History of the Vancouver Aquarium – the Little Aquarium that Changed the World

The not-for-profit Vancouver Aquarium – a favourite destination for more than three generations of British Columbians, and for visitors from around the world – is facing hard times due to COVID-19. The Aquarium is at risk of permanent closure without immediate funding support.

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A Short History of the Vancouver Aquarium – the Little Aquarium that Changed the World

#VirtuallyVancouver – No Gym? No Sweat. Work Out at Home with These Vancouver Fitness Studios

Vancouver is known for being one of the healthiest cities in the world, however, in a time of social isolation and self-quarantine, it’s proving difficult to find the motivation to stay active. Thanks to some of Vancouver’s most beloved fitness studios, working out at home has never been easier. Continue reading:
#VirtuallyVancouver – No Gym? No Sweat. Work Out at Home with These Vancouver Fitness Studios

Capturing Distanced Moments in Vancouver

Good Side Photo - Through the Window

Image by Good Side Photo

While Vancouverites physically distance in each of our homes, as isolating as it can feel, it may help to know that we are all sharing a uniquely challenging moment in time together with not only Vancouver, BC or Canada, but with the whole world.

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Capturing Distanced Moments in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Gun Will Now Salute at 7pm for Health Care Workers

Photo Credit: Mark Teasdale

 

Park Board salutes health care workers with 12-pound cannon boom at 7pm, altering schedule of iconic Nine O’clock Gun.

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Vancouver’s Gun Will Now Salute at 7pm for Health Care Workers

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