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Monday, November 20th is International Transgender Day of Remembrance


November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month in BC!

The British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS) created Indigenous Disability Awareness Month  in 2015 to raise awareness and celebrate the overlooked contributions made by First Nations, Métis and Inuit people with disabilities in communities across the province of BC, and address the unique challenges and barriers they face.

Click here to learn more about the services provided by IDC/BCANS

Click here to learn about the 2024 IDC/BCANDS National Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering

Click here for the official proclamation


REMINDER: Make sure to stay up-to-date on your immunizations!

Immunization Record - Vancouver Community College

Appointment invitations for both COVID boosters and influenza vaccines are being sent out to those who have registered with BC’s Get Vaccinated System. You are able to book both in the same appointment for greater convenience! If you have recently recovered from a COVID infection, it is perfectly safe to receive a COVID vaccine after recently recovering from all symptoms.

If you need help booking your appointment, or have any questions, please call 1-833-838-2323 between 7am to 7pm every day, or 9am to 5pm on statutory holidays, with translators available. For people who are deaf, there are telephone services available by calling 711.


Nikkei Craft Fair

The Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre is hosting their 21st annual craft fair! There will be more than 90 local artisans, craft workshops and food vendors. Click here to see the vendor list. Admission for each day is $5, with free admission for those 17 and under, and 65 and over.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, November 18th & 19th, 10am – 5pm

WHERE: 6688 Southoaks Cres. Burnaby


Hand-Rolled Chocolate Truffles - Edible Monterey Bay

CNH’s +55 Social Club Chocolate Workshop

For only $5 you can join in to learn to hand-roll gourmet chocolate truffles! Space is limited and registration is required. For more information call 604-435-0375 or email

WHEN: Monday November 27th, 2:30pm – 3:30pm

WHERE: CNH Multipurpose Room, 5288 Joyce Street

Click Here to Register


Eastside Culture Crawl

The Eastside Arts Society’s (EAS) Culture Crawl Visual Arts, Design & Craft Festival is returning for their 27th year! Artists in the Eastside will be opening their studios to the public, and workshops and demonstrations will be held to increase the understanding and appreciation for the varied art expressions in Vancouver’s Eastside.

A core value of EAS is ensuring their events are as accessible to as many people as possible. They encourage anyone with questions, concerns or suggestion to reach out through email.

WHEN: Thursday November 16th – Sunday November 19th, Thursday & Friday 5 – 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am – 6pm

WHERE: Click here for the building locations and what is wheelchair accessible

Click here for more information


CNH’s Community Lunch Menu for November

Tuesday, November 14: CLOSED

Thursday, November 16: Baked fish with roasted potatoes, quinoa salad, chocolate chip cookies

Tuesday, November 21: Carrot soup, grilled chicken/veggie sandwich, salad, apple crumble

Thursday, November 23: Chicken pie/veggie pie, salad, quinoa shortbread cookies

Tuesday, November 28: Lentil soup, crab cake/veggie option, salad, carrot cake

Thursday, November 30: Spaghetti and meat sauce/veggie option, salad, lemon tart, apple


Vicki’s Barkery is Now in Business!

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Vicki is selling homemade healthy dog treats made with love.

Promotion price– $2.00 /goody bag. They can be picked up at the Spectrum office. Vicki accepts cash at the office & E-transfer as payments. Etransfer details are at the office.

Menu*NEW* Carrot cake cookies (natural peanut butter, natural coconut, applesauce, oat flour, egg, carrots)

Peanut butter cookies (natural peanut butter, oat flour, egg, water.)


To reserve a bag/place an order- please email


What is happening in Vancouver in November?

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