In the last municipal election, Alex Pope ran on an independent platform primarily pushing for improved transportation infrastructure with a clear focus on cycling options.
A slightly soggy Saturday didn't deter an estimated 15,000 people from enjoying Surrey's Party for the Planet, an annual festival at Central City Plaza. The day-long event April 27 featured performances by Lights and Hey Ocean!, among other bands, and featured an array of activities and attractions in celebration of Earth Day.
The Burnaby Board of Trade is ramping up its pledge for a sustainable community initiative, which kicks off in May at a forum on the subject.
A local bookstore is holding a special sidewalk sale this weekend.
Surrey celebrates Earth Day with a day-long festival Saturday, April 27 at Central City Plaza. Admission is free.
It seemed only fitting that it should be raining leading up to the watershed ceremonies, and that it should stop or at least reduce to little more than a drizzle minutes into the one-hour program of speeches, gift giving, and cake cutting, said KEEPS president Dave Smith.
Up-and-coming recyclers in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows have been recognized - indirectly - for all they're doing to change the world.
Wouldn't it be an interesting exercise to see this list include every possible way to accomplish this?
Earth Day was officially on Monday, but Abbotsford is celebrating community clean-up week right through until Sunday, and it's never too late to pitch in and pick up.
The focus of this year's Richmond Earth Day Youth (REaDY) Summit was connecting with nature and each other.
The New Westminster Early and Middle Childhood Development Committee is inviting local families to celebrate spring.
his winter, an environment club was started at my school, Templeton secondary school, in East Vancouver. Many felt that there was a void that needed to be filled in the school's student leader-ship when it came to sustainability and the support at the first meeting was tremendous: 30 students and five teachers came forward to take part, I being one of the students. Since we formed, our club has connected with resources across Vancouver as we strive to educate ourselves about how we can make our school more sustainable, and we were amazed by how many great resources exist in Vancouver.
Monday was Earth Day. Teachers dutifully scooted the little ones outside for a little while to pick up lunch and candy wrappers strewn around their playgrounds.
Earth-friendly events were happening all over Memorial Peace Park on Saturday to celebrate Earth Day.
Volunteering is more than just a nice gesture - it's a way for people to connect and act positively towards improving the quality of life in Abbotsford and Mission. Both cities encourage volunteerism by individuals, families, community groups, religious organizations, clubs, sports teams, neighbourhoods, schools and businesses.
Yesterday was Earth Day. Teachers dutifully scooted the little ones outside for a little while to pick up lunch and candy wrappers strewn around their playgrounds.
Celebrations for Earth Day were held all around Chilliwack on Sunday. One of the largest gatherings, at Pioneer Park in Yarrow, featured pony rides, a food forest tour, yoga, magic, food and plenty of merchants hawking eco-friendly goods and services. Elsewhere, several river clean-ups were organized as residents chipped in to pick up trash left by others.
If you're looking for something fun to do for Earth Day, the Wildlife Rescue Association is hosting EarthFest, a nature festival for families at the Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion on Sunday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There are plenty of things to do this weekend in Burnaby, including Earth Day celebrations, a plant sale, a wine and food festival, and more. We're continuing with our popular feature - the Burnaby NOW's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. Here's our Top 5 list for April 19 to 21.