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VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Vancouver Queer Film Festival is back and the line-up is better than ever. The festival starts on Thursday, August 9, ending Sunday, August 19. The VQFF is the largest LGBT arts event in Western Canada with…

OUR NEW CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

Meet our new Chair, Gary Pooni and our new Vice Chair, Luca Citton   Chair – Gary Pooni Our newly-elected Chair is Gary Pooni, who is president of Brook Pooni Associates. Gary studied at New…

SUMMER MOVIE NIGHTS ON THE SQUARE

Want to watch a free movie with your friends outdoors in the heart of Vancouver? Of course you do! Who wouldn’t? Every Wednesday from July 4 to August 29, the DVBIA, in partnership with Fresh Air Cinema, will…

PLENTY OF PLATES

Plenty of Plates is a 4-hour team-building experience that gives those who live in the Downtown East Side an opportunity to have a sit-down three-course meal. Whether hidden or visible, poverty continues to plague our…

GRANVILLE SPOTLIGHT – JOHN FLUEVOG

The Granville St John Fluevog is proudly the oldest of all existing Fluevog stores and has been providing footwear for the people of Vancouver since 1970. First off, tell us a bit about yourself and…

DOWNTOWN SAFETY AMBASSADORS

The DVBIA has made updates to our Downtown Ambassadors program as a result of member feedback. Responding to feedback from our DVBIA members, we have made updates to the Ambassador program to reflect your most…

VANCOUVER ART GALLERY’S NEW HOURS

Check out the new opening hours of the Vancouver Art Gallery Summer’s here and the Vancouver Art Gallery has extended summer hours to cater to those late afternoon museum walks. Starting on June 22, the…

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AGM SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

This year the DVBIA gave SMAK our Sustainability award This year at AGM, we had a brand new award that we were very excited about. In recent months, we began to notice, more than ever,…

DVBIA IN THE NEWS

The Downtown Vancouver BIA is regularly featured in the news, advocating on behalf of our member businesses and showcasing initiatives that help bring our forward-thinking vision for downtown Vancouver to life. Here’s where we featured…

DVBIA IN THE NEWS

The Downtown Vancouver BIA is regularly featured in the news, advocating on behalf of our member businesses and showcasing initiatives that help bring our forward-thinking vision for downtown Vancouver to life. Here’s where we featured…

AGM HIGHLIGHTS

In case you missed our AGM on June 14, here are some of the highlights of the evening. Held in the emerald ballroom at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, this year’s AGM saw more than…

THE REALLY GAY HISTORY TOUR

Walk, learn, and laugh with us on the Really Gay History Tour. We promise it will be an adventure you’ll remember forever. Hear amazing, untold stories during PRIDE Week in Vancouver, a one of a…