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Taking A Seat At The Table To Talk Food

One of the principles of the Gordon House Food Philosophy is to recognise that: “all members of our community should have a Right to Food based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, while also acknowledging that we as a…

GNH Spring Baking Class

Have you always wanted to bake, but weren’t sure where to begin? Join us for a free and interactive class to get your bake on! All supplies and ingredients will be provided. Our next classes take place on Wednesday, June…

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…

Food Access Community Survey

What do rising costs of living, a lack of affordable housing, and changes in transportation routes have in common? They all have an impact on food access, and we want to better understand how West End community members have been…

Bullying Can Happen At Any Age

February 23rd is ‘Anti-Bullying Day’ in Canada. On this day many people wear a pink shirt to symbolize taking a stand against bullying and bullying behaviours. This movement originated in Nova Scotia when in 2007 a child was bullied for…

Effective Drug Strategies

Earlier this year we conducted a community survey to find out what neighbours were interested in learning more about when it comes to issues regarding housing and homelessness.  19% of respondents were interested in better understanding and/or advocating for effective…

Homelessness, Stigma, and Solutions

Earlier this year we conducted a community survey to find out what neighbours were interested in learning more about when it comes to issues regarding housing and homelessness.  14% of respondents highlighted a lack of understanding around housing opportunities for…

Orange Shirt Day 2021

This was a magical evening for everyone in attendance, with one child giving the ultimate high praise of ‘I am adding Jaylene to my adult friends list’. Resources for Relearning & Action Victoria Orange Shirt Day Orange Shirt Day Society National…

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…

Fall 2020 COVID-19 Update

This summer, we have been delighted to begin welcoming members back to Gordon House — albeit in small, masked-up, outdoor gatherings. We’ve missed you! And while you’ve been busy catching up in the plaza, our Management Team (Jessy, Linda, Isabel,…

West End Votes—Meet the Candidates

The Canadian federal election will take place on Monday, September 20th, 2021. Five candidates are running to become Vancouver Centre’s representative in the House of Commons of the 44th Canadian Parliament. We reached out to all confirmed candidates in our…

Different Methods to Vote

No matter which method you choose to vote, you’ll need to prove your identity and address. Keep reading, or visit Elections Canada for the full list of accepted ID. Option 1: Government-Issued Photo IDShow one piece of government-issued photo identification that has…

West End Votes—Candidate Profile: Taylor Singleton-Fookes

Taylor Singleton-FookesPeople’s Party of Canadawww.mptaylor.cataylorsingletonfookes@live.com(778) 791-7667No Social Media Question 1: Housing Affordability Approximately 80% of West End residents currently rent their homes. Many neighbours are concerned that rental prices and living expenses are rising exponentially faster than household incomes. What will…

West End Votes—Candidate Profile: Hedy Fry

Hedy FryLiberal Party of Canadawww.HedyFry.Liberal.cainfo@hedyfry.com(604) 566-3343Social Media:  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  TikTok Question 1: Housing Affordability Approximately 80% of West End residents currently rent their homes. Many neighbours are concerned that rental prices and living expenses are rising exponentially…