Hope new affordable housing will draw more people to Chilliwack

(click here to see full news article) CHILLIWACK (NEWS 1130) – It’s not just about drawing more Metro Vancouver commuters to the Fraser Valley. That’s what the mayor of Chilliwack is saying about plans to revitalize her city’s downtown core. Sharon Gaetz says the goal is to make Chilliwack a place more people want to call … Read moreHope new affordable housing will draw more people to Chilliwack

Fall Registration

Fall registration is quickly filling up – consider taking GEOG 312 – Political Ecology. This course looks at examining the way social and political factors influence human interaction with the environment, and unequal distribution of natural resource wealth. This course will be offered in the fall semester on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 2:30 – 4:40pm. Sign … Read moreFall Registration

An Abandoned Mall could Doom a Small Town’s Hope for Revival

The Aldergrove Centre Mall thrived in the ’70s, but started to fall apart soon after. Aldergrove is a small town with a big problem. Click here to find out  Cherie Enns’ thoughts on the abandoned mall in Aldergrove.   “For the most part, [people want] an attractive environment. A place where children can play, older people … Read moreAn Abandoned Mall could Doom a Small Town’s Hope for Revival

GEOG 304 – Coasts and Climate Change Videos

This semester the GEOG 304 students have created a series of educational videos looking at adaptation strategies for addressing sea level rise in Crescent Beach.   GEOG 304 has been working in partnership with the CFAS project this semester to survey residents and visitors to Crescent Beach on these options as well as investigating the current … Read moreGEOG 304 – Coasts and Climate Change Videos

WDCAG 2018

A quick report on this weekend’s WDCAG meeting in Edmonton. Two GATE faculty and six students attended the meeting in Edmonton: Travis Gingerich and Madelaine Bourdages presenting posters and oral presentations on their honours research and Melissa Koyanagi presenting some of her findings from research in GEOG 304 this semester.  Three other students joined us to … Read moreWDCAG 2018