Renfrew-Collingwood Community News

News stories from the Renfrew-Collingwood community in East Vancouver


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May 2020 issue of RCC News is here

RCC News May 2020

Let’s support the many local businesses that are still open during COVID-19. Please stay well and safe while you’re out and about in the community.

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In this issue:

  • History of pandemics by Paul Reid
  • Collingwood Corner: Shopping in peace and quiet by Loretta Houben
  • Businesses open in Renfrew-Collingwood
  • New resident loves life in RC
  • Eating In in RC: Easy chickpea curry recipe
  • Farmers markets open in May with physical distancing
  • Living in Community: Balancing perspectives on the sex industry
  • Cash flow management and government programs during COVID-19

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 2020 issue is May 11.

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 2020 issue of RCC News is here

 

RCC News April 2020

Time to get outside and take care of our health. This issue of the RCC News full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood to keep you active.

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:

  • Dear Neighbours: Message from Health Minister Adrian Dix on COVID-19
  • Eating In in RC: Masala Meats
  • Importance of bioswales
  • 20 years of Collingwood Tax Clinic
  • Three Links Care Centre expands infection control measures
  • Windermere students Get R.E.A.L.
  • Haiku from the Creative Writing Class at CNH

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 2020 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 2020 issue of RCC News is here

RCC News March 2020

It’s spring and it’s time to get outside! This issue of the RCC News full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood to keep you active.

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:

  • Get involved in local stewardship of Renfrew Ravine and Still Creek
  • Italian fashion in the spotlight – New exhibit at the Italian Cultural Centre
  • Preserved flower arrangement workshop makes gifts for a good cause
  • Personal finance: Do you have a trusted contact person?
  • Najia Elacel honoured for her community contributions
  • Now is the time to act on those dreams
  • Noticed in Renfrew-Collingwood: Tired man with new pillow

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 2020 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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February 2020 issue of RCC News is here

Cover of RCC News February 2020

Happy Lunar New Year! This issue of the RCC News 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 health centre coming to Renfrew-Collingwood
  • Neighbourhood Small Grants open February 11
  • Holiday cheer at the Kingsway Continental
  • From refugee to generous restaurant owner
  • Monolid make-up for East Asians
  • Still Creek Streamkeepers Public Talk February 24: Green Infrastructure with Kacia Tolsma

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 March 2020 issue is February 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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October 2019 issue of RCC News is here

RCC News October 2019

 

This issue of the RCC News 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:

  • Get ready to rumble: The nation’s eyes on Renfrew-Collingwood this election
  • Homelessness Action Week, October 13-19
  • Collingwood Corner: Grocery prices in the ’70s
  • Thank you for the new seniors bus!
  • Best way to have a better life
  • Photo collage: Moon Festival sizzles despite rain
  • Finance by Ann Wong: Investing in volatile times

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 November 2019 issue is October 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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September 2019 issue of RCC News is here

 

Cover of the RCC News September 2019

This issue of the RCC News 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:

  • Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival is back on Saturday, September 14
  • New nature school for all ages
  • Photo collage of the amazing Intercultural Community Banquet at the ANNEX from August 24
  • Get ready to vote in the federal election, Monday, October 21
  • What artist Karen Vanon noticed in Renfrew-Collingwood
  • New B.C. funding to help seniors stay connected to their communities
  • Collingwood history revealed through pioneers
  • Plus, the Collingwood Neighbourhood House fall 2019 recreation guide

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 October 2019 issue is September 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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August 2019 issue of RCC News is here

This issue of the RCC News 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:

  • Collingwood Community Gardens celebrates milestone
    anniversary
  • New art feature by Karen Vanon: Noticed in Renfrew-Collingwood
  • Intercultural Community Banquet at the ANNEX, Saturday, August 24
  • Janet Lee: The power of a small invitation
  • Renfrew Ravine bursting with life ahead of the 17th Annual Moon Festival
  • Your finance with Ann Wong: New beginnings for newlyweds

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 September 2019 issue is August 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.