Metro Vancouver Close Up – Episode 6, June 2015

Metro Vancouver Close Up Episode 6 2015 from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Metro Vancouver Close Up logoIn this episode, Coquitlam celebrates watershed success with an Earth Day yoga event, Surrey puts on a Party for the Planet, and the Jane’s Walk series gives local residents and politicians a chance to share a  sidewalk perspective on their city.

Earth Day Yoga in Coquitlam

Earth Day was a chance to make a mind, body, planet connection in Coquitlam, at this free, community yoga event. It was also a chance to celebrate the stewardship of groups like the Coquitlam watershed roundtable and efforts to protect local waters. link to full story

Surrey Throws a Party for the Planet

Surrey celebrates Earth Day in style with Party for the Planet. A full range of activities includes education sessions, entertainment, and an opportunity for the city to showcase environmental efforts such as the long-range tree canopy strategy. link to full story

 

New West Goes for a Jane’s Walk

Celebrating neighobourhoods is the goal of the annual Jane’s Walks happening across Canada. With local mayors participating, a productive dialogue between citizens and government is one of the outcomes, as residents explore their city’s walkability. link to full story

 

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