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Leading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul’s Hospital

Leading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul’s Hospital

VANCOUVER – The next step in innovative care for people living with mental health and addictions challenges has been unveiled at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver. The St. Paul’s Hospital HUB, a first-of-its-kind health-care model in Canada, provides a protective umbrella of wraparound services designed […]

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Hollywood comes to Vancouver

Hollywood comes to Vancouver

The Vancouver Police Pipe Band premiered their documentary movie The Queen’s New Guard, at the Vancouver International Film Theatre, on Monday January 22. The sold-out event was attended by Chief Adam Palmer, Deputy Chiefs’ Rankin and Chow, and almost 200 other guests. The theatre lobby was […]

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St.Paul’s HUB… an exemplary partnership

St.Paul’s HUB… an exemplary partnership

The HUB at St. Paul’s is the result of a unique partnership between St. Paul’s Hospital, St. Paul’s Foundation, Vancouver Police Foundation, Vancouver Police Department, the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Coastal Health, Street to Home, and the Ministry of Health. When completed this spring, the HUB […]

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A Turning Point in Life

A Turning Point in Life

The following article was submitted by Detective Alex Charles, of the VPD Gang Crime Unit.  The Foundation supported this project and it clearly had a profound impact on the youths. We would like to thank Detective Charles and the Gang Crime Unit for their commitment and […]

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Strength in Adversity

Strength in Adversity

As you may recall from our August Newsletter, we wrote about this year’s Pulling Together Canoe Journey. The Canoe families arrived in Sechelt to start their journey, including 34 members of the Vancouver Police family and 200+ youth, including some VPD Cadets.  We recently received a […]

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40 Years of Building Safer Communities

40 Years of Building Safer Communities

This fall, the Vancouver Police Foundation is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the Foundation will be sharing 40 remarkable stories, one story each day for 40 days. The stories will highlight some of the grants or special projects the Foundation has supported over […]

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Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

Hats off to the 2016 Grant Recipients!

The 2016 Grant Ceremony took place on October 5th. We would like to take the time to thank all the VPD members and civilians who took the initiative to think about new programs and ways we can build safer communities and who submitted a grant proposal […]

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Building Friendships along the Journey

Building Friendships along the Journey

One of the annual grants proudly funded by the Foundation is the “Pulling Together Journey” event.  This July, over 60 Aboriginal youths, including 10 VPD Cadets, Vancouver Police Officers, and other participants, join together to travel for nine days in canoes along B.C. rivers.  Often times […]

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2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

2016 Vancouver Pride Parade

The 2016 Pride Weekend has concluded, but we wanted to share some of the many great moments from this past weekend. We had so much fun walking in the Parade with the VPD, the Foundation volunteers, the Vancouver CPC’s, and the VPD Cadets. We are so […]

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Jessie – A paticipant of Naskarz

Jessie – A paticipant of Naskarz

This month we visited with the Foundation grant recipients of Naskarz and talked to some of the youth that participated in the program.  Naskarz is program designed to give young people from Vancouver’s downtown eastside social and educational opportunities.  Constable Tim Houchen has been working with […]

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