In our Spring Bulletin, you will find more about VPD’s Assertive Outreach Team that provides help for people living with mental illness and our volunteer Daniel Gatto who recently reached the 1,000 hour mark!
You can also read up on our Road Safety program and VPD’s Project Landmark that provides free address number plates to businesses and residents. And last but not least, a big thank you to our donors who generously supported our Donate for Safety campaign last fall!
Click on the link above to read more about “Hello Virtual World”, a digital literacy program run by Frog Hollow Neighbourhood Houses to teach online literacy skills to seniors in Hastings Sunrise.
You will also find more information about “Donate For Safety”, the fundraising campaign we have just kicked off, the return of pedestrian reflectors just in time for the dark winter months and much more!
Happy reading and stay safe and warm!
Click on the link above to read more about how the CPC relaunched after the Covid shutdown, Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House’s Waacus Salee project and how to prevent falling victim to Porch Pirates.
You will also learn more about one of our most dedicated volunteers, Sampson Hsieh, who leads the Community Cleanup program on Saturdays and our Board President, Peter Wong, who talks about his motivation to join the HSCPC Board of Directors.
Happy reading and enjoy the rest of the summer!
Click on the link above to read more about the new Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program from BC 211, the changes Covid-19 brings to the Hastings Sunrise CPC and a list of current Covid-19 scams.
In the article “Passing the Torch”, you will find out more about our two new staff members who are taking over from long time staff Tommy Luong.
Happy Reading and Stay safe!
Click on the link above to read more about a new initiative in Hastings Sunrise called “Project Landmark”, safety issues regarding vaping and resources for parents about cannabis.
One of our volunteers also met long-time neighbours Shirley Hargreaves and Andrew Hattrick over coffee, and our Business Safety Team turns 10!
Save the Date: Our annual shredding and fundraising event will take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 10 am until 2 pm in the Sunrise Square Parking lot!
Did you know? Reporting crime online just got easier! Visit VPD.ca/onlinereporting or visit us at the Hastings Sunrise Community Policing Centre for more information.
Click on the link above to read more about tips for smart and safe celebrating, shopping and travelling and a Thank You note to our 2019 Dine-for-Safety Dinner Supporters.
Save the Date: Santa & the Noel Carollers will be visiting Hastings Street on December 7th from 1:30pm to 5:30pm.
CPC Holiday Closure: The CPC will be closed for the Christmas holidays from Friday, December 20th until Sunday, January 5th.
Click on the link above to read more about the “sewerscape” art installation as part of the Nanaimo Street Upgrades, Halloween Safety Tips to have fun AND stay safe and the upcoming Pumpkin Patch event at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House.
Happy Reading! Stay warm and safe!
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.