Renfrew-Collingwood Community News

News stories from the Renfrew-Collingwood community in East Vancouver


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September 2020 issue of RCC News is here

RCC News September 2020

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:

  • Participate in the Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival all September long
  • Collingwood Corner: A picnic in the 1920s
  • Paul Reid’s first taste of community spirit(s)
  • Help save B.C. bees – Build a bee house
  • Thank you neighbours by Robert F. Edwards
  • Local resident seeks his guardian angels
  • Coping with COVID: The postcard

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 2020 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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July 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:

  • RISE Community Health Centre has risen
  • Building an anti-racist future
  • Pop-up market by Fresh Roots and Italian Cultural Centre
  • Meal delivery for seniors
  • Collingwood Corner: On COVID craziness

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 2020 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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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.

Click on the cover image to view the new issue.

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.