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2017 Connect & Engage Report – Media Release
Vancouver, BC – According to new research published today by Vancouver Foundation, falling participation in community activities and greater vulnerability to social isolation among some groups means...
2017 Connect & Engage Report – out now!
Are we feeling more isolated than five years ago? Do we know our neighbours well enough to ask for help? Are we participating in community life? In 2012, our first Connections and Engagement report...
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Jordana of the Kudoz program
When a research team from InWithForward moved into a social housing complex in Burnaby for three months last year, their research revealed that many people with cognitive disabilities were feeling...
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19th Birthday Exhibit Youth who were formerly in government care currently comprise 40% of homeless youth in British Columbia. Many of these young adults transitioning out of care face challenges...
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This week Kevin McCort and Al Etmanski visited with the hosts of Roundhouse Radio at their new site in Railtown. The new station plans to launch the urban talk and spoken word format radio station...
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Sometimes vegetable stew includes turnips. Usually it has potatoes, onions and carrots, but it might also include grains and seasonal farmers market produce like squash or zucchini. Each time it’s...
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Vancouver Foundation is saddened at the loss of Dr. Carol Matusicky, our friend and a true community champion. Dr. Carol Matusicky was a renowned and respected family advocate who dedicated her...
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Vancouver Foundation has always looked for new opportunities to encourage people to share knowledge with us, and when we discover evolving models for communicating ideas, engaging community and...
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By now, many of our readers are familiar with the Connections and Engagement Survey Vancouver Foundation conducted in the spring. Our survey found that most neighbourhood connections in metro...
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As a community foundation, it is critical we understand our community – its strengths and its weaknesses. It is also important to know where we can make the best investments and have the most impact...
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