Click on the link above to read more about the one time a naked man came into the CPC office, why it is never cool to leave pets in hot cars, our 20th anniversary celebrations, and a ‘Save the Date’ for the Sunrise Summer Kickoff on July 6th.
Have a safe and happy summer!
Click on the link above to learn more about the Hastings Sunrise CPC community cleanup and graffiti removal program. You will also find information about recent changes to the Hastings Sunrise neighbourhood, and the threat of the “Green Thumb Burglar”.
Click on the link above to read more about Tamam, a favourite restaurant of Hastings Sunrise residents, and the president of the HSCPC Board of Directors, Melinda Freitas, who is moving on after six years.
You can also find more information about Harold Catt, one of our volunteers, upcoming Nanaimo Street Upgrades, and a Save the Date for our annual Shredding Day in May .
Click on the link above to read more about scam calls and how not to fall for them.
Additionally, read about pedestrian safety, a recap of our annual Dine for Safety fundraising dinner and a Q&A with the newest HSCPC staff member.
Click on the link above to read more about how E-Comm operators handle thousands of emergency calls every day from their base in Hastings Sunrise.
You can also find more information about Cst. Ben Falk, the new Neighbourhood Police Office in Hastings Sunrise and how Street Art brightens the streets in our community.
Click on the link above to learn about workshops developed by VPD female officers to train and empower women. Their slogan says it all: “If you choose to fight back, you must do so effectively.” The VPD is offering sessions throughout 2018 for women aged 16 and up.
You can also find more information about “distraction thefts” which are on the rise in East Vancouver.
Click on the link above to learn about some valuable safety tips to help protect your vehicle from a possible break-in and how to stay safe this tax season. Additionally, read how a former volunteer now works as the neighbourhood police officer at the Grandview-Woodland CPC.
New this year, we will be operating the Child Find program Saturdays from our office. The Child Find ID Clinic creates a small booklet of information that could be invaluable if your child ever goes missing.
Click on the link above to learn about the role of the Sunrise Safety Team in the local community. They patrol five days a week, wearing bright green jackets. Be sure to say hi next time you see them in the community!
Also, there is a recap of our first dinner fundraising event, “Dine for Safety”. The event was a huge success. Special thanks goes to our volunteers, board members, Tamam Palestinian restaurant, and donors who contributed to the silent auction.
Finally, don’t forget to save the date, May 5th, for our 9th annual Shredding Day!
In this edition of the Bulletin we learn about the new wheels for the HSCPC Road Safety Program. Thank you to Global Container Terminals and PCI Developments for the generous support of the two year program. Read on to learn about Project Griffin, tips for staying safe on Craigslist, tidal wetlands restoration at New Brighton, and fighting sex workers’ stigma.
In this edition of the HSCPC Newsletter – Summer 2017 we learn about how Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House reaches out to seniors by hosting community walks. Read on to discover the walking schedule and how you can get involved. Also, learn more about how Project 529 returns bikes to their rightful owners. Come down to the CPC every Saturday from 10-4 and register your bike for free!
Spring 2017 FOUR PAGE EDITION
In this edition of The Bulletin, we discuss the HSCPC receiving an Award of Excellence from the City of Vancouver. While our executive director, Clair MacGougan, was recognized by the Vancouver Police Department and the City for his outstanding contributions towards preventing crime and improving safety at the community level. Learn about programming at the CPC and remember to save the date, July 8th, for the Sunrise Summer Kickoff!
In this issue of the Bulletin, we talk about how you can make a positive impact in your community, as well has raising awareness about the HSCPC as part of Operation Profile. We also give you the run-down on anti-crime tips. Most importantly, we introduce our new video which you can find on our About page!
In this issue of the Bulletin, we share the story of the Mobile Access Project Van. The first of its kind in Vancouver, the MAP Van has been aiming to increase the health and safety of women working in the sex trade for the past 15 years, particularly in those areas where there are few or no services. Long time staff member and former volunteer at the HSCPC Tommy Luong also provides a full run-down of exactly what the HSCPC is and how you can get involved. We also give tips on business crime prevention and winter road safety.
In this issue of The Bulletin, we share the experience had by aspiring policewoman Selina Byer and long-time volunteer Chester Grant with the VPD Marine Unit, provide a happy ending to a story we shared last edition about students finding a large sum of lost cash, and tell you about the VPD’s safe place program for members of the LGBTQ community.