Posts Categorized: Featured Stories

June 9th, 2011

River District Vancouver Meets The Media – And Speaks To The City

It’s not every day that a city wakes up to find a new 130-acre community on its doorstep. But that’s just what happened at the official press conference for River District Vancouver on Monday 16th May, 2011, attended by Mayor Gregor Robertson, municipal officials, project consultants, and journalists from Global TV, CTV, Omni, Fairchild and many more.

February 24th, 2011

Experience Centre Latest

Construction workers are putting the finishing touches on the Centre as we prepare for our launch this spring. The roof and windows are all installed and work has begun on the interior finishes.

February 24th, 2011

River District featured at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Join us at the Vancouver Art Gallery to learn about all the distinctive features of East Fraserlands including our Songbird Strategy—a comprehensive plan to create a thriving songbird habitat at this community. The exhibition is called WE: Vancouver –12 Manifestos for the City. It runs from February 12 to May 1, 2011.

February 10th, 2011

Wanted: Tales from the Canadian White Pine Mill

Were you a boom man standing on logs in the Fraser river? Did you operate the head-rig saw? Or did your grandfather cook in the canteen? We’re looking for stories from the heyday of the Canadian White Pine Mill. Can you remember your workmates and bosses? Or do you have someone in your family who has a tale to tell?

January 5th, 2011

You told us what kind of restaurant you wanted

As the Centre nears completion, we were particularly interested in local comments about the Restaurant. In the survey we ran in September, we spoke to residents of Champlain Heights, Killarney and West Fraserlands