Marpole Online 2009 News Archives

Spooky success - Great Marpole Trick-or-Treat

DEC 2009 — The seventh annual Great Marpole Trick-or-Treat proved very popular again this year with merchants and children alike. [READ MORE]

New look for north-east corner of 70th Avenue

DEC 2009 — The new eye-catching feature basalt rocks, river rock, and native planting at the north-east corner of 70th Avenue has found great popularity with the community. [READ MORE]

Show your support for Team Canada

DEC 2009 — You don’t need a ticket to get into the Olympic Games. It’s easy to turn your workplace & business into a 2010 celebration centre. [READ MORE]

Marpole Olympic Parking Plan Released

DEC 2009 — The Marpole BIA is pleased to announce the Marpole Olympic Parking Plan as there will be no parking or stopping along Granville Street at any time (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) between February 4th and March 1st, 2010. [READ MORE]

Games-Time Transportation Plan Released

OCT 2009 — More details of the downtown transportation plan for the 2010 Winter Games were released today and include the dates of when Olympic Lanes and road closures will go into effect. [READ MORE]

Marpole Business Association AGM 2009

OCT 2009 — The Marpole Business Association hosted its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009. [READ MORE]

Marpole Summerfest 2009 Updates

AUG 2009 — The 9th Annual Marpole Summerfest event was a huge success! Thanks to the community, the merchants, and to our sponsors the Vancouver Courier, Safeway, the Beat 94.5 and 103.5 QM FM for all their support. [READ MORE]

Marpole Rainy Day Sale 2009 Updates

JUN 2009 — The seventh Annual Marpole Rainy Day Sale was a hit with merchants and customers again this year. [READ MORE]

RBC Marpole branch hosts Olympic torch

JUN 2009 — The Marpole branch of the Royal Bank of Canada was privileged to host an event in honour of the spirit of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. [READ MORE]

Category: Vancouver 2010

CLS Link assists in marketing Marpole properties

JUN 2009 The Marpole Business Association BIA is excited to announce our participation in the newly created CLS Link online service. [READ MORE]

Category: Properties

City Council lowers business property taxes

JUN 2009 The Vancouver Fair Tax Coalition (VFTC) has again successfully compelled city council to continue lowering business property taxes in 2009. [READ MORE]

Category: FAIRTAX

Ebisu Park Official Opening — May 30, 2009

MAY 2009 — Ebisu Park at 72nd Avenue and Osler Street was created after the Vancouver Park Board and City Council agreed that the Marpole neighbourhood was park-deficient. Refreshments and family activities will be held from 11am - 12:30pm on Saturday, May 30, 2009. [Download PDF Flyer (335KB)] [READ MORE]

Marpole Graffiti Paint-Out 2009

MAY 2009 — The Marpole BIA partnered with the Kerrisdale-Oakridge-Marpole Community Policing Centre (KOMCPC) to coordinate the Second Annual Marpole Graffiti Paint-Out.. [READ MORE]

Historic Joy Kogawa House Inaugural Residency

MAR 2009 — Historic Joy Kogawa House announces their first writer-in-residence, Montreal poet John Asfour. [READ MORE]

Rotary Club working hard in Marpole

MAR 2009 — Vancouver South Rotarians have worked over the years within the community to organize events such as a boat show and to build structures, such as a community park with gardens, benches, tables and a small stage at David Lloyd George School. [READ MORE]

Vancouver Fair Tax Coalition Update

MAR 2009 — The Vancouver Fair Tax Coalition (VFTC), on behalf of Vancouver's employers, business people and residents is urging City Council to say NO to the staff-recommended budget increase. [READ MORE]

Welcome Nuestro Day Spa

FEB 2009 — Nuestro Day Spa has opened at 8073 Granville Street. [READ MORE]

History's Lens: Ghost drove pioneers from Marpole (Vancouver Courier)

Vancouver CourierFEB 2009 — Vancouver Courier - Long before Vancouver had an airport, Sea Island was a vast expanse of farms, dotted by the occasional house. Just across the bridge, Eburne (later to be renamed Marpole) looked much the same. Cows grazed in pastures, and the only link to Vancouver was the North Arm Road, a rough wagon road that would one day be known as Granville Street. [READ MORE]

Chinese Lion Tour of Marpole Photos added!

JAN 2009 — Read updates and view photos of the Chinese Lion Tour of Marpole! [READ MORE]


Category: Chinese NEW YEAR

See our updated New Business section!

JAN 2009 — Details and updates are available for Papa's Eatery, Treasure Room, Nanji & Associates, Haleen's Beauty and Hair Salon and more new businesses in Marpole! [READ MORE]

Category: New Businesses

Christmas In Marpole Updates

JAN 2009 — For information and updates on our annual Christmas In Marpole event, vist

Category: Christmas

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