Coming together

>> Grace Lore

What a week…. Has it only been a week?

Thankfully, my family is healthy and well, but like the rest of our neighbours, we are social distancing all the way. No friends for visits, no trips to the park, Monday night community dinners or Friday night chicken fingers for the kids and Fat Tug […]

By |March 30th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Thank you to our Child Care Heros

Recognizing our essential workers: Child Care Workers! They are our super heroes for remaining on the front lines, and taking care of our kids.

Fernwood NRG child care has been open for the past week for emergency child care. We are calling on the provincial government to act NOW and close daycares across the province and […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Buzz|0 Comments

Community Resources during COVID-19

Below are a list of community resources to support you during these uncertain times. Please share with you circles and take care of yourself and others. In community we stand.


THE LIST – Thank you to Community Micro Lending for putting together this amazing community document!
For Seniors: bc211 line has created a Safe […]

By |March 18th, 2020|News, Village Vibe|0 Comments

FernFest 2020 applications now open

FernFest’s 25th anniversary is coming up this year!  Fernwood’s annual neighbourhood celebration is looking for local musicians, performers, artisans, non-profits, and volunteers to take part in FernFest 2020! This year, FernFest is happening on June 19 & 20, 2020. If you or someone you know is interested in taking part in the fun and funky […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Buzz, Events, News|0 Comments

Fernwood Community Centre Tax Clinic


/// This program is cancelled until further notice. We will post updates here and on our social media. ///


Want help with your taxes? Do you meet our eligibility criteria?

Join us for a free Tax Clinic at the Fernwood Community Centre. Running every Monday from 6-8pm until the end of April, 2020. Register on the day […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Looking for a Bread Pick-up volunteer

Get involved with your community by volunteering your time. We are looking for volunteers to pick up and deliver bread from Cobs at Shelbourne Plaza to Fernwood Community Centre every second Wednesday between 6:45-8:00 pm. Volunteers must use their own vehicles (ideally a truck), but will receive a gas stipend. This service supports many community […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

The importance of child care

Child care centres are places for community connection and support

›› Chantille Viaud

When I was growing up, I didn’t understand why my mom spent so much of her energy on the child care centre she was trying to build. I remember stressed whispers between her and my dad late at night, going over financials and floor […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments