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Breaking bread

Breaking Bread connects you to small businesses across Canada that are fighting the impacts of COVID-19 and keeping our communities fed. Our friends at Breaking Bread have resources that restaurant owners, employees and guests can…

Support Local

The Downtown Vancouver BIA has partnered with LOCO BC to launch the Support Local BC gift card platform for Vancouver businesses! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Support Local BC has created a website that…

Canadian Red Cross

From Whitehorse to Victoria and everywhere in-between, the Canadian Red Cross is helping those who need it most. As part of the world’s largest humanitarian network, the Red Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of…

HUB—bike to work

HUB go by bike week – may 25-31 During the pandemic, HUB Cycling’s Spring 2020 Bike to Work Week cycle commuting campaign is moving online with a new name. ‘Go by Bike Week’ is a…

Granville Spotlight – Chit Chat Burger Bar Sneak Peek

Coming soon to Granville Street – a brand new Burger Bar by the same owner of the popular Hungry Guys Kitchen. We stopped by 955 Granville Street for a sneak peek of the new space….

Powering Visual Communication and Occupancy Systems Powered By Bell

Enabling communication so you can effectively engage, educate and empower your audience Now that BC Premier John Horgan has announced the BC Restart Plan, businesses that are looking to reopen must have their own plan…

Downtown Sounds Part 5

The Downtown Vancouver BIA is proud to present ‘Downtown Sounds’, bringing Vancouver’s buskers and musicians to you in the virtual realm. For our fifth installation of Downtown Sounds, we have a new and exciting playlist…

Downtown Sounds Part 4

The Downtown Vancouver BIA is proud to present ‘Downtown Sounds’, bringing Vancouver’s buskers and musicians to you in the virtual realm. For our fourth installation of Downtown Sounds, we have a new and exciting playlist…

Breaking bread

ONLINE HUB ‘BREAKING BREAD’ SUPPORTS INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTS AND FOODSERVICE BUSINESSES With a mission to support independent food and beverage businesses and hospitality workers, non-profit organization Breaking Bread has launched a user-friendly online platform featuring hundreds of local…

Murals of Hope

Supporting local artists and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are so excited to be supporting the Vancouver Mural Festival while they bring hope, positivity and colour to the streets of Vancouver amid the COVID-19…

A Message from Charles Gauthier

Dear members, We have all collectively entered the second month of our temporary new reality. Like you, we have been physically distanced from our friends and coworkers for several weeks now, and are eagerly awaiting…

COVID-19 RESOURCE ROUNDUP

Here are some initiatives the DVBIA has been working on during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the midst of our world being turned upside down these past few weeks, the DVBIA has pivoted our programming across…