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VCN is partially up Thursday, February 11th

On Wednesday, February 10th after 9:30pm there was different hardware failure that caused the main server to go down. A new server has been created to replace the old one. Emails are now being copied to a new server and will finished on Thursday, February 11th at night. After, the email server will be turned… Read more »

VCN AGM Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 5:30pm (Registration at 5:00pm)

Hello VCN members and guests! This is your notice for VCN‘s Annual General Meeting.  Please join us! When: at 5:30 pm (registration at 5:00) on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Where: the 2nd floor, 111 West Hastings Street (Woodward’s Building) Vancouver BC V6B 1H4 Pizza and light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome to the… Read more »

2016 January Newsletter

CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION VOLUNTEER SUCCESS STORY: ADA WONG Ada has been an active volunteer with VCN on and off the past 5 years. She worked with us while she advanced her knowledge in nursing and technology. Ada felt that professionally, she needed to keep up-to-date, keep her computer free from viruses and know… Read more »

Success Story: Ada Wong

The Vancouver Community Network would not be able to fill our organizational mandate to serve, engage, and improve public access and knowledge of the Internet and information communications technologies without the help of our dedicated volunteers. VCN’s help|desk assists members and the general public from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday right here at Woodward’s…. Read more »

2015 December Newsletter

CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION SUPPORTING SYRIAN REFUGEES: VOLUNTEER WITH VCN! As Canada welcomes 25,000 Syrian refugees across Canada by the end of March 2016, at the community level Canadians are rallying to provide immediate, essential services, and long-term settlement support new refugees. Here at VCN, we are fully committed to ensuring a safe haven,… Read more »

2015 November Newsletter

RECODING OF STREET MESSAGING SYSTEM IN FULL SWING With funds awarded by TELUS to advance the architecture of the Street Messaging platform, recoding of the website is well underway! Our mighty team is hard at work to incorporate feedback and features suggested by community workers and clients to improve the system. Follow the project’s new… Read more »

VCN help|desk Supports Community Members: Success Story

Through Homeless Advocate Judy Graves, for the past several months *Eagle Little Boy has been consistently dropping by the second floor of the Woodward’s building to access VCN’s computer terminals and community support. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Eagle Little Boy relocated to Vancouver in 1992 with the help of his cousin. As with many youth… Read more »