This category is for sites about the history and composition of the local people. It is also for sites about local social-service resources and institutions. Examples include sites for clubs, social-service organizations, disability resources, genealogy, history, personal homepages, activism, politics, religion, and various sub-groups of the population.
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411 Seniors Centre
Multi-purpose social and recreational downtown drop in facility for seniors. Volunteer opportunities, history of the organization, membership information, and news.
Australian Wine Appreciation Society
Information on tastings, dinners and other events in the area featuring Australian and New Zealand wines. Membership application form.
Better Environmentally Sound Transportation (BEST)
Organization focused on alternative transportation issues and related educational and community projects. Event and project information, description of programs and services, and current news included.
British Ex-Servicemen's Association
Non-profit social organization. Contains its history, photographs, coming events, information about sports activities, and members' business directory.
Matchmaking and professional dating service. Includes owner's profile and description of services.
Executive Search Dating
Matchmaker service offers company profile, FAQ, articles on dating, testimonials and links to news coverage.
Face The World Foundation
Privately run non-profit charity raising money for Vancouver area organizations.
An organization interested in agriculture issues including food security, nutrition, food supply, health, and community development.
The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
Calendar of events, information about programs and how to help.
Heritage Vancouver Society
Encourages the study and preservation of local and regional architecture and artifacts.
Marpole-Oakridge Family Place
A non-profit organization which provides family drop-ins where parents, caregivers, and children can meet and socialize. Offers membership information, program listings, and calendar.
Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers
Contains organization history, most wanted list and unsolved cases.
Prostitution Alternatives Counselling Education (PACE)
Offers individual counseling, referrals, and advocacy. Plus assistance with education, employment and skills training programs.
News aggregator and discussion forum.
Roundhouse Community Centre
Yaletown facility near the Marinaside Crescent district. Class descriptions, volunteer opportunities, events calendar and community news.
Save Vancouver's Hollywood Theatre
Protecting a heritage community space.
Seymour Speakers Toastmasters Club
Non-profit organization which gives its members the opportunity to develop their public speaking abilities. Includes calendar, FAQ, and membership information.
Sogetsu Vancouver Branch
Organization of Ikebana enthusiasts conducting meetings, programs, demonstrations and workshops. Includes history, an events schedule and a gallery of floral designs.
Strathcona Residents' Association
Lobbies for the local community's interests in areas such as zoning and traffic laws. Offers an events guide, community resources, a newsletter, and a history of the neighbourhood.
Terminal City Club, Tower Hotel
Private business club provides a sanctuary and place of retreat and relaxation.
Vancouver for New Immigrants
Immigrant to Canada from the U.S. provides information including how to bring your car across the border, necessary documentation, what to do when and finding a place to stay.
The largest community foundation in Canada offers an overview of the organization's history and goals, funding guidelines, current grants and projects, application process and deadlines.
Vancouver Historical Society
Encourages historical research and publication and promotes the designation and preservation of the area's sites. Includes events and programs, newsletters, and archives.
Vegan in Vancouver
A guide to vegan-friendly restaurants, shops, health resources and places to see for both locals and visitors.
West End Community Centre
Provides three buildings. Includes details of facilities, services, programs and events.
West Side Family Place
A family resource program that allows families to meet, make new friends, gain a sense of community and receive ongoing support and assistance in efforts to raise healthy, happy children.
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