Last night, June 26, the City of Vancouver hosted an Open House for local residents on the New Facility at the Trout Lake Community Centre. Less than 30 people came out to voice an opinion. The height of the north building -6th floors was the main concern expressed by a couple of folks otherwise local residents continue to express support for our plans.
About the Author: Chris Friesen has been the ISSofBC Director of Settlement Services for over twenty years. He is currently leading the multi-year initiative to design and build a Metro Vancouver Regional Service Centre for Refugees. In spring 2016, this 58,000sf facility will become the first of its kind in the world, bringing together a variety of community and government services and organizations to meet the immediate needs of refugees and immigrants settling in BC. Learn more about the new Welcome House.