Vigil at Vancouver Art Gallery planned for London family killed in terrorist attack

Dear NRP families, PAC executive team is grieving the loss of the Afzaal family who were taken simply because of their faith. We believe it is important to bring this tragedy to the attention of our community and pay respect to the victims. We also would like to share information on the vigil planned for later this week in Vancouver downtown. There’s been an outpouring of support from across the country following the revelation that an Ontario family of four fatally hit by a vehicle was targeted because they were Muslim. In Vancouver, while one vigil has already taken place, … Continue reading Vigil at Vancouver Art Gallery planned for London family killed in terrorist attack

UEL rezoning application to open a Cannabis Shop

Dear NRP parents, I would like to share the following message from Jen McCutcheon as it may affect everyday life of many NRP families. Please find time to express your concern as it DOES matter for our children. Sun / PAC Chair Dear UEL, UNA, and UBC residents, I would like to make residents aware that written comments are being accepted now until 4:00 pm on June 9th, 2021 regarding a rezoning application to allow for the conditional use of a non-medical cannabis retail store at 5784 University Boulevard (in the current Copy Smart location in UEL’s University Village). For information on the … Continue reading UEL rezoning application to open a Cannabis Shop

Inclusive Communities: Strategies for Enhancing Racial Equity and Inclusion

Dear NRP families, I would like to share two community events hosted by Jen McCutcheon. Jen is serving in our neighbourhood area as the Co-chair of UHill Elementary School PAC, the Electoral Area A Director on Metro Vancouver’s Board of Directors, and on the Mayors’ Council for Regional Transportation. (For more information, please visit her website http://www.areaajen.ca/) Thank you. Sun / PAC Chair Hello UNA/UBC/UEL Communities, We have a busy few weeks with two important Electoral Area Engagement Sessions. First, on Wednesday April 28 from 7:00-8:30pm, please join me for a session on Inclusive Communities: Strategies for Enhancing Racial Equity and … Continue reading Inclusive Communities: Strategies for Enhancing Racial Equity and Inclusion