Updates to BC Securing Small Business Funding

After consulting with the business community and the BC Chamber of Commerce, the Province is making changes to the Securing Small Business Rebate Program.  Recognizing the increased costs to businesses […]

DEAR MEMBER

As summer begins to wind down, I’d like to update you on some important issues in Hastings Crossing. There have been rising reports of safety and security incidents in the […]

Hxbia Board Meeting

Minutes Location: ZoomTime: 2:00 PMIn attendance: Deanna Wing; Gordon Casey; Caithlin Scarpelli; Devon Boorman; Adam HayashiRegrets: Steve Johnston; Ash MacLeod; Dirk Falconer1. Call to Order The meeting was called to order at […]

Hxbia Board Meeting

Minutes Location: ZoomTime: 2:00 PMIn attendance: Deanna Wing; Steve Johnston; Devon Boorman; Ash MacLeod; Dirk Falconer;Gordon Casey; Adam HayashiRegrets: Caithlin Scarpelli1. Call to Order The meeting was called to order at […]

BIA CLEANING

Our additional cleaning service through United We Can continues to run in the western end of the BIA between Cambie and Richards along Pender and Hastings (including alleys). Last summer, […]

WELCOME TO NEW CLEANING SERVICES

We have recently welcomed Clean Start BC to Hastings Crossing. Clean Start is a social enterprise providing employment to people with barriers. One of their services is specifically targeted at […]

SOCIAL MEDIA

While the BIA has been relatively quiet on social media while we focused on Covid and renewal in 2020, we understand the value of our reach on these channels. We […]

HOLIDAY LIGHTING

Our neighbourhood is not looking its best these days and after adding more cleaning support, I’m now working on two more initiatives to improve sanitary conditions. And as we look […]

RESULTS OF OUR MEMBERSHIP SURVEY…

As we move through the summer and into the fall of an eventful 2020, HxBIA continues to engage on priorities for the Downtown Eastside. Beyond Covid-related supports such as rent […]