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Coast Salish & Syrian Community Celebrate

Coast Salish & Syrian Community Celebrate

On November 1, RayCam Community Centre hosted Coast Salish and Syrian community members’ cooking skills for a sold-out dinner event. Taking over the RayCam gym, music and protocol were presented, and a delicious meal was shared. Members of Indigenous and Syrian communities came together for […]

Ethiopian Food Tasting

Ethiopian Food Tasting

By Gisele Umuhoza During the night of the 13th Oct 2018, I had the pleasure attending the Ethiopian food tasting event organized by Hibret Amharic and Cultural School, dedicated to teaching Amharic (native language in Ethiopia) to young children in the Vancouver Area. From a […]

Apples You And Me – “From apples in the backyard to apple chips at home”

Apples You And Me – “From apples in the backyard to apple chips at home”

By Jessica (Yan) Lu This morning (October 20, 2018), I attended Apples You And Me, a family-friendly event held in the Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, and offered in the partnership with the Vancouver Fruit Tree Project. The Lead Picker Leader, Tiger Lilly from Vancouver Fruit […]

Book Launch – “Big food ‘feeding the hungry poor?'”

Book Launch – “Big food ‘feeding the hungry poor?'”

By Maddison Dennis On October 2, 2018, I attended a triple book launch entitled “Big food ‘feeding the hungry poor?’ Economic, Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights.” It was moderated by Laura Violante, a PhD student of Public Policy and Global Affairs, and hosted by […]

Wild Salmon Caravan Rainbow Parade

Wild Salmon Caravan Rainbow Parade

By Maddison Dennis The wild Salmon of the Salish Sea began their journey upstream, swimming through the Vancouver area, and even through downtown Vancouver as part of the Rainbow Parade of the Wild Salmon Caravan on September 22, 2018. While the number of actual salmonids […]

“Tomorrow” at the Collingwood Neighbourhood House

“Tomorrow” at the Collingwood Neighbourhood House

By Marina Schor Last night (October 18th), I had the pleasure of attending the viewing of the documentary “Tomorrow” at the Collingwood Neighborhood House. We had a full house while watching this amazing documentary that guided us through the main problems our world faces today […]

Britannia Sukkot Festival

BRITANNIA SUKKOT FESTIVAL Join us for an intercultural feast to celebrate our appreciation for the harvest, community connections, and the Coast Salish land we call home at the innaugural Britannia Sukkot Festival. Sukkot is the Jewish harvest festival, held each autumn to celebrate the bounty […]

Wild Salmon Caravan 2017

The Wild Salmon Caravan will launch its third annual journey with a Rainbow Parade in Vancouver on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Caravan will then make several stops as it follows the wild salmon from the Salish Seas to Secwepemcul’ecw territory. The Caravan will be led […]



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