Welcome to your Vancouver-West End / Coal Harbour Community Website
As I reflect on the year that was, and look forward with hope to the year ahead, I continue to be encouraged by you, the generous, and compassionate people of the West End and Coal Harbour.
From the dedicated volunteers at the Community Policing Centre who help make our community safer, to the generous volunteers of the Seniors Planning Table at Gordon Neighbourhood House to the good work of the West End Seniors Network delivering groceries to shut-in Seniors, to the Lord Roberts Annex PAC who are fundraising to replace the school playground because the province has stopped funding them.
We are truly blessed.
Each and every one of these generous folk ARE the West End & Coal Harbour.
It’s who we are. It’s what we are known for.
However, in a province as wealthy as ours, many of our neighbours struggle with poverty on a daily basis. BC once again has the highest poverty rate in Canada, but still no plan in sight to tackle it.
As you will see below, there are many worthy community events coming up to help get you in the spirit.
And lastly, I encourage you to shop at our West End / Coal Harbour small businesses this holiday season. They give so much back to our community that any support we can show them in return is well worth it.
I wish you and yours peace and health in the year ahead and if I can be of any assistance to you with provincial issues, don't hesitate to call upon me.
Best wishes to you and yours over the holidays.