February 25th Event: Reconciliation in Action – Hastings-Sunrise

Friends and neighbours, come out to this great community event!

Thursday, February 25th
2:30-6:30 PM
at Hastings Community Centre
3096 East Hastings St.

More information at info@alivesociety.ca


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APPLY NOW! Hastings-Sunrise Community Small Grants, deadline March 31st

Do you have an idea for a project or event that you want to host with your friends or neighbours that will help bring the broader community of Hastings Sunrise together? If you and your co-applicant live in, and your project or event will take place in the area as specified in the Application Form (PDF), you can apply for a Community Small Grant of between $500 and $1500 from the Hastings North Community Partners Group.

More Info: visit hastingsnorth.org or find them on Facebook!


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Vancouver Park Board Announces Biodiversity Strategy

Park Board Commissioners voted unanimously this week to increase parks in Vancouver.

You can read a PDF outlining the strategy here.

Park Board Announces Biodiversity Strategy

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Update on New Brighton Habitat Restoration & off-leash area questionnaire

To find out what is happening with the New Brighton Habitat Restoration Project, check the City of Vancouver’s Project page.

By visiting the page, you can also give your input regarding options being considered for an off-leash dog area being planned for New Brighton.


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January 28th: Community Open House re: 2805 East Hastings redevelopment proposal

A community open house is scheduled:

Thursday, January 28th, 2016
from 5:00-8:00 pm
in the gymnasium at Dr. A.R. Lord Elementary School (555 Lillooet St.)

with the applicant team and City staff available to answer questions.

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone 2805 E Hastings (current Burger King location) from C-2C1 (Commercial) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District, to increase the floor space ratio (FSR) from 3.00 to 3.84 and the building height from 13.8 m (45.3 ft.) to 21.4 m (70.2 ft.) to permit the development of six-storey mixed-use building. This is a concurrent rezoning and development permit application.

Click to view the Rezoning and Development Permit Application – 2805 E Hastings Street (DE419720)
You can also provide comments by filling the City of Vancouver’s online feedback form.

Postcard distributed from City of Vancouver

Postcard distributed from City of Vancouver

CLICK to view larger site map

CLICK to view larger site map

The proposal includes:

  • 92 secured market rental units;
  • commercial uses at grade;
  • a proposed floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.84
  • a building height of 21.4 m (70.2 ft.); and
  • 79 underground parking spaces

This application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Program.

Please feel free to share with your Hastings Sunrise community network & friends.

We encourage you to attend the January 28th Open house at Dr. A. R. Lord Elementary, to learn more about this proposal for our community.

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January 23rd: Light Water Drums Festival returns to Hastings Park

Saturday, January 23rd
5:30-9:00 PM

  • Meet at the Northeast corner of Hastings and Renfrew at 5:30 PM to participate in the lantern procession that kicks off this event inside the park.
  • See the attached posters below for more information on how to get involved, and the activities included in this fabulous community event.


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The Sanctuary at Hastings Park makes local list of weekend walks

Ringing in the new year, the Georgia Straight featured the Sanctuary at Hastings Park this weekend in their list of 5 possible destinations for a walk in Vancouver. Read the article here:
January 7, 2016: Vancouver Weekend: we’re thinking… walks

The Sanctuary at Hastings Park

The Sanctuary at Hastings Park

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