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Happy Diwali!

Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is one of the largest celebrations in India. Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted an annual Diwali celebration with friends and neighbours to mark the occasion. West End residents Geetanjali Joshi and Dan Viragh…

Cool Kits

Most Canadians aren’t used to worrying about dangerously hot temperatures, especially in the Pacific Northwest. Heat waves however are becoming increasingly common. The effects of climate change doesn’t just mean we will experience warmer average temperatures, it also causes intense…

Summer Adventures with our Seniors!

As a part of our seniors out-trips program, we have taken our friends to John Lawson Park, Cates Park, Burnaby Village Museum, and Deep Cove! We aimed to provide seniors at GNH with fun, relaxing outings that let them take advantage of the nice…

Income Tax Clinics

We will be hosting free income tax clinics for the year 2021 only. Who can register? – Seniors and households that have only a modest income and a simple tax situation. How can you register? – You must arrange an…

Affordable Housing

Most Vancouver residents are well aware of the ongoing housing Most Vancouver residents are well aware of the ongoing housing crisis and lack of affordable housing options, and many wonder why the municipal government hasn’t been able to successfully address…

Sensory Friendly Pride 2021

Vancouver’s West End is well-known for its inclusive atmosphere anytime of the year, but especially during the summer months when the 2SLGBTQAI+ (Two Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Asexual/Aromantic, Intersex, and Questioning) community celebrates Pride. While the annual Pride…

Eid Mubarak!

The religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the “Festival of Breaking Fast,” is also known as Lesser Eid or simply Eid. The festival can last one to three days marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. During…