Renfrew-Collingwood Community News

News stories from the Renfrew-Collingwood community in East Vancouver


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May 2018 issue of RCC News is here

RCC News May 2018

In this issue we continue to mark the 20th anniversary of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News. Come visit our booth at Collingwood Days and celebrate with us!

This issue of the RCC News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood.

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • 15th Annual Collingwood Days – special insert
  • Celebrating 20 years of RCC News: My story by Muriel Ann Rivard
  • We need to build the humans sector by Stephen Elliott-Buckley
  • Sharon Gregson steps down as CNH director
  • Deciding to follow your dreams, twice by DJ A-SLAM
  • Coast employment program keeps streets clean

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the June 2018 issue is May 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.

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April 2018 issue of RCC News is here

Renfrew-Collingwood Community News April 2018

It feels like spring! There is much to celebrate: in this issue we continue to mark the 20th anniversary of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News.

This issue of the RCC News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood.

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • New photos of Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex
  • Celebrating 20 years of RCC News: The RC Soap Box
  • Collingwood Corner: Boundary Road and Rae Avenue, 1945
  • Local resident runs for director position at Vancity
  • Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin
  • Expert tips for your job interview. MOSAIC’s job fair April 10
  • Legion update: Cedar Rocket raises money for veterans

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the May 2018 issue is April 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.


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March 2018 issue of RCC News is here

Renfrew-Collingwood Community News March 2018

Happy spring! This issue of the RCC News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • Small is beautiful! Neighbourhood Small Grants projects are back
  • Celebrating 20 years of RCC News: Cathy Folkard: The light shines on
  • Connections and Resilience Lab
  • Local youth Maggie Fong wins City of Vancouver Awards of Excellence
  • MLA Adrian Dix addresses resident concerns about homeless housing
  • Nutrition Month 2018 — Unlock the Potential of Food
  • Expert tips to get your lawn and garden going this spring

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the April 2018 issue is March 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.


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January 2018 issue of RCC News is here

Renfrew-Collingwood Community News January 2018

Happy new year! There is much to celebrate: 2018 also marks the 20th anniversary of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News.

This issue of the RCC News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • Has it been 20 years? Renfrew-Collingwood Community News 20th anniversary
  • Happy Corner Preschool: Where learning is play
  • More action needed to address housing crisis
  • Housing for homeless residents planned for 4410 Kaslo Street
  • Seniors and kids at Three Links Care Centre
  • Family Literacy Day is January 27
  • The neighbours who support Still Moon Arts Society. You can, too!
  • Community kitchen dishes up friendship and food
  • New bike parkade at Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain station
  • Collingwood Neighbourhood House winter 2018 programs

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the February 2018 issue is January 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.


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July 2017 issue of RCC News is here

Renfrew-Collingwood Community News July 2017

This issue of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • New Il Museo exhibit illuminates the cultural legacy of Italian and Cantonese opera in Vancouver
  • Big Sisters seeks Study Buddy mentors
  • Make it a learning summer in Renfrew-Collingwood
  • MOSAIC moves to Collingwood
  • Reorganized Organ youth art project
  • Windermere students visit Ottawa with Don Davies, MP
  • Art for your heart: New book by local artist Ricardo Arturo Cerna Rivas
  • Have a Still Moon summer!

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the August 2017 issue is July 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.


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January 2017 issue of RCC News is here

January 2018 RCC NewsHappy new year!

This issue of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • Why I love Renfrew-Collingwood
  • Windermere students expose water injustice
  • Community engagement through arts and culture
  • Join the Social Culture Club
  • Art Institute of Vancouver Multicultural Carnival
  • Find your Hygge

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the February 2017 issue is January 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.


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November 2016 issue of RCC News is here

RCC News November 2016

This issue of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

Get your latest issue of the RCC News at your local coffee shop, grocery store, library and community centre.

Or click on the cover image to view the new issue.

In this issue:

  • Remembering (with) Collingwood Legion Branch #48
  • Toast to Mike McLenaghen
  • What students say about local homelessness
  • Reflections on salmon returning to Still Creek
  • Eating Out in RC: Ananda Bhavan Dosa Villa
  • Windermere organic gardeners grow fruit, veggies and community

Do you have a local story to tell or an event to share? We’d love to hear about it! Email rccnews-editorial@cnh.bc.ca.

The deadline for the December 2016 issue is November 10. We welcome story submissions from 300 to 400 words long. Accompanying photos must be high resolution in a jpg file at least 1 MB large and include a photo caption and the name of the photographer.