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2016 March Newsletter

CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION   2015-16 YOUTH INTERNSHIP (YI) PROGRAM WRAP UP After 13 years VCN continues to be committed to delivering high-impact programming to offer youth in Vancouver meaningful tech-related internships. This cycle we received close to 600 applications for 27 placements with 23 host organizations. As we assess the successes and challenges,… Read more »

Success Story: Patrick Clark

For close to 20 years, Patrick Clark has stayed connected to the VCN network and has been meaningfully giving his time in different capacities – as a help|desk volunteer, board member, and digital rights advocate to name a few. Patrick’s invaluable work and enthusiasm continues to inspire the VCN team to better serve our community…. Read more »

2016 February Newsletter

CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING VCN’s AGM was held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 on the second floor of the Woodward’s Heritage Building. The meeting reached quorum with 4 board members, 7 staff, 2 volunteers, and 17 regular members. Highlights of 2014-15: Long-time Board Chair, Jim Sayre, sadly passed away in… Read more »

Success Story: Founder of Paying It Forward Food Truck Program Advances Work

The Vancouver Community Network offers community access at Woodward’s for the people living and working in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside by providing open workspaces with computer terminals and technical support during VCN working hours. VCN is thrilled when we are able to support change-makers, those working to positively impact communities, in their work. Since September 2015,… Read more »

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 »