Renfrew-Collingwood Community News

News stories from the Renfrew-Collingwood community in East Vancouver


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August 2020 issue of RCC News is here

Stay connected to your community through the RCC News. Please stay well and safe while you’re out and about.

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In this issue:

  • Collingwood Days 2020 – Enjoy events and activities throughout August – in the community and online
  • Remembering Don Van Dyke
  • Introduction to podcasting. First workshop in the Tapestry of Place project
  • Military band plays at Slocan Park on Mondays
  • Experience a traditional sagra at the Italian Cultural Centre
  • Do you have enough retirement income?

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 2020 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.


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June 2020 issue of RCC News is here

 

Physical distancing is the new normal. But despite COVID-19, you can still stay connected to your community through the RCC News. Please stay well and safe while you’re out and about.

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In this issue:

  • Norquay families get used to home schooling
  • January Wolodarsky leaves CNH after 23 years of bringing community together
  • Anti-racism town hall
  • Coronavirus fact and fiction: pandemic myths brings out racism
  • Help save the Renfrew Ravine from the invasive knotweed
  • Biking Still Creek to Burnaby Lake

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 July 2020 issue is June 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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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.