GWAC’s 50th Anniversary

Today is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Grandview Woodland Area Council. In the early 1960s, while Commercial Drive was beginning to enjoy a renewed prosperity following the wave of Italian merchants and families into the neighbourhood, there was great concern about the health, welfare and education of children in other areas ofContinue reading “GWAC’s 50th Anniversary”

What Might Have Been

As I am sure most of you already know, the present boundaries of Grandview Woodland are Clark Drive to the west, the inlet to the north, Nanaimo Street on the east and Broadway to the south.  These boundaries were established in the late 1960s. As local historian Bruce Macdonald has noted, the City has neverContinue reading “What Might Have Been”