We thank our partners for all of the time and support they have contributed to our project.
For generations, Pacey’s Pianos has been dedicated to the ideal and tradition of delivering the finest pianos in the world to Vancouver, British Columbia. As a family business, the Pacey’s have indeed adapted with the times of an ever-changing industry, but remain steadfast in their commitment to unsurpassed customer service and quality control.
Lion’s Gate Sinfonia
Sinfonia, Orchestra of the North Shore, was officially launched on October 14, 2000. Founding Music Director Clyde Mitchell will forever be proud of the fact that this first concert was for families and children, featuring local children’s entertainers Laurel and Jan (The Ladybugs) and consisted entirely of Canadian music. Twelve years later, the re-branded Lions Gate Sinfonia has performed dozens of works by Canadian composers, as well as well-known classical masterworks. Classical solo vocalists, as well as pop and jazz vocalists and choral groups, ranging from intimate chamber choirs to 180-strong full choruses, have played major roles in our programming from cantatas, masses, and operatic excerpts to the joyful sounds of Gilbert and Sullivan.
City of North Vancouver
The City of North Vancouver’s vision is to be a vibrant, diverse and highly liveable community that strives to balance the social, economic and environmental needs of our community. Born and shaped by our rich history, diverse culture and natural environment, we are a community with a long-term vision for the future and brimming potential. Our residents and businesses make us unique and we take pride in being a welcoming host, inspiring example and inviting home to people of all ages, backgrounds and interests.
North Vancouver Recreation and Culture
The North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission is dedicated to creating a welcoming and safe environment where everyone can participate in a wide range of recreational opportunities regardless of age, ability, background and economic status. We know recreation is vital to the overall health, wellness and spirit of our community. That’s why we strive to connect people to each other and to their community in a positive way.
City of Vancouver
With its scenic views, mild climate, and friendly people, Vancouver is known around the world as both a popular tourist attraction and one of the best places to live. Vancouver is also one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada with 52 percent of the population speaking a first language other than English. Vancouver has hosted many international conferences and events, including the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Paralympics.
City of Richmond
Richmond has been experiencing growth and change with remarkable speed, transforming from a rural, local community to an international city with a balance of urban, sub-urban family, and rural areas. The continuing development of the City’s downtown core and waterfront areas, and the recently completed construction of the Canada Line rapid transit system as well as the legacy of the Richmond Olympic Oval ensures that Richmond’s transformation is ongoing.
City of Surrey
Over 6000 acres of parkland and green space gives Surrey a special feeling. But, Surrey provides much more to residents, businesses and visitors alike. Surrey offers many things to do, like the arts and culture in our galleries, events and festivals and leisure activities. Make your things to do in Surrey list and get ready to stay here and play everywhere.
VanDeca is a fully auditioned musically eclectic vocal ensemble that celebrates the strengths of its members. We perform multi-genre material from a broad range of composers and arrangers.
The East Village Hastings North BIA
The HNBIA serves approximately 710 members with the area bounded by Renfrew Street, Hastings Street, Clark Drive, Pender Street, Powell Street and Semlin Drive. It was formed in 2001 as a reincarnation of the Hastings Chamber of Commerce. The HNBIA’s mandate is to maintain and enhance the commercial and light industrial zones as safe, economically viable places to work, shop, live and have fun through cooperative, innovative programs and promotions.
Lonsdale Quay Market
Relax and enjoy Vancouver’s best view from the North Shore’s waterfront Market & shops. With over 80 specialty shops and services, Lonsdale Quay Market and Shops is the premier destination at the gateway to the North Shore. Featuring a fresh food Market with local products, an international food court, specialty shops featuring local designers, kids shops & play area, restaurants & a boutique hotel, your visit at the Market is sure to be an unforgettable experience!
Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver
The mission of the Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver is to provide leadership in cultural, recreational, educational and social activities, enabling individuals and families to achieve and enhance a positive identification with Jewish life and Israel, and to develop good citizenship and a sense of community.
Lynn Valley Village
Anchored by Lynn Valley public library, this pedestrian-only village has a diverse selection of shops and services. Many of the shops and services focus on environmentally conscious products and green alternatives, in keeping with the lifestyle and landscape of the Lynn Valley Community.
Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area
Our mandate for the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area (MPBIA) is simple: create an enhanced business environment that provides assistance for our members and their relatable needs and concerns. Since our establishment in 1989, we have become the second oldest BIA in Vancouver. Founded by a group of like-minded business owners, the BIA has always been an important collective that both improves and benefits the business community in achieving its goals. The BIA’s ability to effectively organize and finance the improvement area over the past 27 years has become a crucial support system for Mount Pleasant’s individual businesses.
City of Port Moody
Situated at the end of the scenic Barnet Highway, Port Moody is just 30 minutes by car from downtown Vancouver and only 45 minutes away from Vancouver International Airport & Abbotsford International Airport. Getting here is easy. Enjoy all the attractions and excitement of the big city while staying in the peaceful intimate surroundings of our unique waterfront community.
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is one of Vancouver’s signature events. Produced over three weeks each January, the PuSh Festival presents groundbreaking work in the live performing arts. The PuSh Festival expands the horizons of Vancouver artists and audiences with work that is visionary, genre-bending, multi-disciplined, startling and original. The Festival showcases acclaimed international, Canadian and local artists and mixes them together with an alchemy that inspires audiences, rejuvenates artists, stimulates the industry and forges productive relationships around the globe.
Science World is a charitable organization that engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and technology leadership throughout our province.
Friends of the Grove
The “Friends of The Grove” is a group of Newton neighbours that have taken root in the beautiful cluster of cedars beside the Newton Recreation Centre known as “The Grove.” Using music, art and playfulness the “Friends of The Grove” bring fun, peace and harmony to the Newton neighbourhood.
Parkgate Community Centre
Parkgate Community Services Society is a registered, not-for-profit charitable society that has been in operation since 1983. We reach out to develop, support and strengthen the community we serve. We collaborate with organizations, and connect and engage families and individuals of all generations, cultures and abilities.
Vancouver Parks Board
We are the only municipality in Canada with an elected park board, the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation. The Park Board operates 240 parks, destination gardens, 24 community centres with swimming pools, arenas, and playing fields, and three championship golf courses.
Wesbrook Community Centre
Located at 3335 Webber Lane (formerly addressed as 5998 Berton Avenue) at UBC, We offer a facility perfectly suited to your lifestyle – with a fully equipped gymnasium and fitness centre, art and dance studios and a range of class and meeting rooms! There is something for everyone, from basketball and volleyball, to pilates, yoga and zumba, to English, Mandarin, Spanish or cooking classes.
Lions Gate Hospital Foundation
We are the fundraising arm of Lions Gate Hospital and all the publicly funded health-care facilities and programs across the North Shore.
Vancouver Civic Theatres
Our world-class theatres and performance spaces are home to a variety of major arts and entertainment productions, including concerts, theatre, opera, classical music, Broadway shows, and lectures. You can also rent our theatres and performance spaces for your event. All of our venues are accessible and conveniently located in downtown Vancouver. The theatres are fully equipped to host large productions, conferences, film shoots, and other events.
The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
411 Seniors Centre Society
The 411 Seniors Centre is an inclusive, versatile and dynamic drop-in centre for older adults. We provide tools, services, programs and activities that enable low income seniors to live independent lives and thrive in our community. Through our organizational governance and volunteer constitution we provide opportunities for seniors to take a leadership role.
Barefoot Driver Studio
Jude Hannah is a Surrey-based artist and the founder of ReNewton Nation Renewton.ca . ReNewton Nation is a grassroots community initiative which began in 2011 advocating for revitalization of the downtown and south Newton areas of Surrey. In 2014, Jude organized the painting of Newton’s first ‘Pacey’s Pianos’ sponsored street piano in “The Grove”, an area adjacent to the main transit loop in downtown Newton.
The Newton BIA takes leadership within the Newton Town Centre to galvanize the area. The BIA focus is to bring business members, grassroots organizations, community stakeholders, and government together to create a vibrant and dynamic neighborhood for the residents, workers, and visitors in the area. Through collaboration with these groups, the BIA is able to create viable and effective programs for the area with focus on the four pillars of the BIA: safety, area enhancement, marketing & events, and government relations. These programs will work together to foster change within the community and neighborhood to create a successful future for the Newton Town Centre.