Brightside Community Homes Foundation
#300 – 905 West Pender Street,
Vancouver, B.C.
V6C 1L6

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Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (July 3)

Brightside Team Recipe Feature Thomas Trudell is Administrative Coordinator at Brightside. Thomas has for you a colourful nacho recipe, just in time for the weekend. Thomas: “Ok, you’ve had nachos, you know the drill. But I just can’t get over the price of cheese, so here is the trick so you can use less cheese […]

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #13 – July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 Last week, Premier Horgan announced that our province was ready to begin a cautious and gradual transition into Phase 3 of BC’s Restart Plan. While this does not mean a return to “regular programming,” it means we will start to have a broader reopening of parks and campsites, select entertainment options such […]

City-Led Virtual Open House: 349 East 6th Avenue

The City of Vancouver commenced a three-week Virtual Open House on June 29th for the proposed development of 349 East 6th Avenue. The Virtual Open House is an opportunity for the public to provide feedback and support for the rezoning application. The proposal is to replace the existing 36 units at 325 East 6th Avenue […]

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #12 – June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020 As people in British Columbia and Vancouver continue to practice social distancing and take appropriate precautions, the number of new COVID-19 cases in on the decline and we are seeing the curve further flattened. The continued vigilance and restraint of Vancouverites like yourselves is proving effective, and the “new normal” is becoming […]

Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (June 18)

Resources Seniors First BC is a non-profit charitable organization committed to protecting the legal rights of older adults, increasing access to justice for older adults, informing the public about elder abuse, and providing supportive programs for older adults who have been abused. (604) 437-1940 Seniors First BC is able to assist with information and resources […]

City-Led Virtual Open House: 2924 Venables St.

The City of Vancouver commenced a three-week Virtual Open House on June 8th for the proposed redevelopment of Brightside Community Homes Foundation’s Alice Saunders House, located at 2924 Venables Street. The Virtual Open House is an opportunity for the public to provide feedback and support for the rezoning application. Brightside’s proposal would replace the existing […]

A Letter from the CEO on Racism and Current Events

June 5, 2020 Given what’s going on in society right now I feel it is vitally important for people to stand up and say something at this critical and hopefully pivotal time. I worry about the feeling of safety and support of residents and staff at Brightside, especially those who are not from groups that […]

Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (June 5)

Resources As we follow BC’s restart plan and move toward a “new normal,” knowing what we should or shouldn’t do can be confusing. To help put things in context, we have adapted a list of activities below along with their associated levels of risk and a “risk metre” for each activity. Note that this is […]

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #11 – June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 Over the past couple weeks, Vancouver has continued to see people re-emerge from self-isolation, mindful of the need for social-distancing and keenly aware of the fact that COVID-19 is still a concern. This is British Columbia’s “new normal.” For some, the chance to go outside more and perhaps even to begin seeing […]

Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (May 29)

Resources The Brightside team has had the tremendous privilege of discovering some hidden, and occasionally unexpected talents of our colleagues and community. Silvia Romo, Brightside’s Tenant Services Coordinator for example, has a knack for artistic expression. This talent has been fortuitous both in her personal life and in her efforts to contribute to the Brightside […]


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