Where to Donate to LGBTQ2+ Groups in Vancouver

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By Angus Praught

Recuperating from the Vancouver Pride Festival and feeling generous? Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ community has a diverse range of groups, foundations, not-for-profits and charitable organizations devoted to education, fundraising and providing services for needs specific to our community. Many were created and evolved out of necessity, to address issues and provide services for people and situations that were not being addressed, or fully funded publicly.

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Where to Donate to LGBTQ2+ Groups in Vancouver

Filming in Vancouver: BH90210, Get Shorty, and There’s Someone Inside Your House

The cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 reunites for BH90210.

This week, two TV series call it a wrap on their latest seasons.

And both have roots in the 1990s.

One is a reboot within a reboot (how’s that for confusing) about a hit ‘90s teen soap opera while the other is a comedy-drama based on a 1990 crime novel.

In other news, a freaky new film will be coming to shoot in town next month.

So if you’re interested in finding out more, here’s a rundown of what’s happening in the local screen scene this week and soon to come.

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Filming in Vancouver: BH90210, Get Shorty, and There’s Someone Inside Your House

Filming in Vancouver: Nancy Drew, Charmed, Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Charmed

An air of intrigue and creepiness runs through this week’s roundup of what’s happening in the local screen scene.

A famous female detective is back on the case in the latest version of this series.

Then, three sisters are back in action with their spellcasting prowess on display once again for a second season.

And meanwhile, a Canadian scary story series has completed filming its scary scenarios and will be getting ready to scare you on a screen near you.

If you’re brave enough, here’s a look at what’s filming in Vancouver this week.

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Filming in Vancouver: Nancy Drew, Charmed, Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Filming in Vancouver: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3, Supernatural, and more

Yay! Lana Condor is back in town to shoot To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3

Things are getting busy, busy, busy as today marks the start of three screen projects.

Two TV series and a Netflix feature are getting on set in town as we speak.

One of them is a crazy-popular teen romance, another is a superhero series that is the last of its related shows to get going, and another is a UFO investigation series that’s based on historical fact.

Meanwhile, there’s a wistful note as one of the longest-running series commences production on its final season.

So for details on what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week, join us after the jump…

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Filming in Vancouver: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3, Supernatural, and more

Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale, Arrow, The Order, and Firefly Lane

Stephen Amell stars in Arrow, which embarks upon shooting its final season.

Departures appear to be a recurring theme this week.

For as the saying (and Nelly Furtado song) goes, all good things must come to an end.

While a popular adaptation of a teenage comic book is getting back to work, the latest season will be be faced with the prospect of bidding some sad farewells.

Meanwhile, a superhero series, that launched an entire network of interconnected TV series, is preparing to take its final bow.

Amid all this emotional news, there are some bright spots: a new series, about two female best friends, will start shooting its first season and a horror drama is back for a second season.

So with all that said, here’s a look at just some of what’s happening in Vancouver’s screen scene this week and in the weeks to come.

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Filming in Vancouver: Riverdale, Arrow, The Order, and Firefly Lane

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: West End

Welcome to the tranquil West End. (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Tucked up against Vancouver’s downtown core, the West End is a gateway to Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Street and Robson Street. The district is also home to the city’s gay community, centred around Davie Village; as well as character-filled heritage homes, high-rise apartments and plenty of green spaces. Parks and beaches are the main attractions here, though the sheer variety of multicultural cuisine, and excellent people-watching, come in close behind.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: West End

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Yaletown

Welcome to beautiful Yaletown! (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Yaletown was once the Western terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway, though more recent renovations date back to 1986 when Vancouver hosted the World’s Fair (also known as Expo ’86). Since then, the waterfront along the north side of False Creek and the warehouse district adjoining it have evolved into one of Vancouver’s most chic neighbourhoods. Here, you’ll find residential and business lofts, sidewalk cafés, trendy restaurants and cocktail bars, boutique shopping and leafy parks – and lots of cute dogs!

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Yaletown