June 9th, 2011It’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.
April 27th, 2011Next time you are walking along the banks of the Fraser, keep an eye out for Wobbly Bob, Mister P. Caker and Big Joe. They…
April 27th, 2011Like River District, The Fraser River Discovery Centre is interested in everything to do with the past, present and future of the Fraser. Their space…
February 24th, 2011Construction 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, 2011Join 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, 2011Were 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, 2011As 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