Fernwood General Store now open

The new store on the block

›› Lauren Gaultier

Fernwood General Store has now ­officially opened at 1308 Gladstone Ave in the former space of Aubergine. For those who were fans of Aubergine’s ­selection of South African and kosher foods, have no fear, your favourite items will continue to be stocked at Fernwood General Store. Purchased through […]

By |April 11th, 2022|Community Eats|0 Comments

What’s going on in your community?

Arts, events, ­development, and membership!

›› Kathryn Juricic, Fernwood Community Association Board of Directors

Bustling away behind the scenes, the Fernwood Community Association is ­flourishing with collaborations, volunteers, events, and conversation. Committees have been established and are making headway on a thriving arts and culture scene, having dialogue about what’s happening in our neighbourhood, and dialing in […]

By |April 11th, 2022|Buzz|0 Comments

Uncomfortable truths in a crisis

›› Paul Taylor

It’s been an exhausting few weeks.

As we continue navigating a pandemic recovery, coupled with skyrocketing housing and food prices, we are also witnessing a humanitarian crisis unfold before our eyes.

The situation in Ukraine has left me grappling with uncomfortable truths.

Like the way that protest is treated as either righteous or unrighteous, depending on […]

By |April 11th, 2022|Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Earth Day and climate justice

›› Chantille Viaud

Last year an atmospheric heat dome ­demonstrated, in a single day of extreme heat, what the impacts of climate change look like for people living all across B.C., not just in flood or wildfire-affected areas. And the people most affected by it were the people least likely to be able to afford a […]

By |April 10th, 2022|Editorial, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Food Sense: Healthy cooking on a budget – April 5 – May 10, 2022

Join us for this free six week healthy cooking program put on my Fernwood NRG, the Province of British Columbia, and BCCDC.

At Food Skills for Families, you will:

Cook simple nutritious meals
Learn to read nutrition labels
Tour your local grocery store

For youth ages 13 to 18

Date: Tuesdays, April 5 – May 10, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Fernwood […]

By |March 14th, 2022|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Spring Equinox Indigenous Market – March 26, 2022


Welcome, the Spring Equinox is upon us and with it comes new beginnings and new growth. We would like to bring artists from various parts of Turtle Island together and celebrate the Equinox while bringing our friends/community while uplifting the beautiful community of artists, and the gifts they carry.

We will have beaded earrings, silver jewelry, art, […]

By |March 9th, 2022|Events, News|0 Comments

Free Tax Clinic 2022

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 Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm until the end of April 2022. Tax clinics are by appointment only – no drop-ins.

Dates: March 9, 2022 and every Wednesday until April 27, 2022 inclusive.

To register, contact […]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Events|0 Comments