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  • 13 Apr 2021 5:11 PM | Anonymous

    Melanie Mark announced that the BC government will be providing 22.5 mil to the Live music sector over the next 3 years thru https://www.creativebc.com/programs/amplify-bc

  • 13 Apr 2021 5:06 PM | Anonymous

    This program has been extended until Sept 30, 2021 or until the funds have been full subscribed. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/economic-recovery/business-recovery-grant

    It will help businesses pivot to have an online presence.

  • 13 Apr 2021 4:59 PM | Anonymous

    The program has been extended until Aug 31, 2021 or until the funds are depleted. Businesses need to show at least a 30% drop in revenue from March 2020 until now. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/economic-recovery/business-recovery-grant

  • 13 Apr 2021 4:54 PM | Anonymous

    News 1130 had a recent article on Granville Island businesses. https://www.citynews1130.com/2021/04/11/granville-island-business-struggle/

  • 1 Apr 2021 9:07 PM | Anonymous
    Granville Bridge Rehabilitation Project
    **Note: No work will be done on Easter Monday, April 5th**

    CoV is beginning rivet replacements along the bridge and will need to implement a series of exclusion zones around which pedestrians will be redirected for their safety, or where no parking will be allowed due to work above. Noise will be moderate to high at times. Below is a list of exclusion zones and a map for reference:
    • Between the Kid's Market and Vancouver Fish Co., there will be two exclusion zones (shown in red) by either pillar. These will be in place one at a time, for half the day each, and only on Tuesday, April 6th. These are to allow for scaffolding adjustments.
    • A section next to The Keg (shown in green) will be blocked and pedestrians will be redirected around the parking stalls and back onto the walkway, Tuesday to Friday.
    • The majority of the parking near the painted pillars in the Chain & Forge will be blocked off (shown in green), Tuesday to Friday.
    • The blue sections denote the fenced off areas the City has already been using for the entirety of this project.

    Anderson Street Upgrades
    **Note: There will be some work on Easter Monday, April 5th**

    The work for next week will continue similar to this week with some digging and traffic delays through the day. We have been working closely with the City to try and minimize traffic jams experienced this week entering and leaving the Island.

  • 1 Apr 2021 10:49 AM | Anonymous
    Pay Parking Rates
    • Free parking island-wide before 11am and after 6pm.
    • Pay parking in effect 11am to 6pm.
    • Different weekday and weekend/holiday prices as below.
    • Different summer season (May 1 – September 30) and winter season (October 1 – April 30) prices beginning in 2021.
    • Pay parking per hour will be the same for the entire Island (no higher west side parking prices). At this point, we will not implement time limits on any parking lots but we will continue monitoring the area and consider time limits at the parking lots between the Public Market and Bridges if the high occupancy rates continue and turnover is negatively impacted.
      Weekday Price Weekend/Holiday Price
    Summer Season
    (May 1 – Sep 30)
    $1/hour $2/hour
    Winter Season
    (Oct 1 – Apr 30)
    $1/hour $2/hour

  • 30 Mar 2021 9:31 AM | Anonymous
    Good afternoon all,

    We are reaching out to share information with the tenant community regarding today's COVID-19 announcement, which will affect many Island businesses either directly or indirectly. New Provincial Health Orders were announced by Dr. Bonnie Henry this afternoon in response to a rise in recent cases, including BC's second-highest daily case total since the start of the pandemic. The orders are in effect as of midnight on Monday, March 29th and extend to April 19th. Restrictions include:
    • All food and liquor-serving premises must pivot to takeout and delivery only
    • Indoor dining is suspended however patios can remain open for service
    • People dining on patios should do so with their immediate household or core bubble only
    • Indoor, adult group fitness activities of any kind are paused
    To view the full update and list of restrictions, please see the below the Government of BC links below: In light of this announcement, the limited indoor seating in the Public Market and Net Loft will be removed tomorrow morning until restrictions are adjusted.

  • 28 Mar 2021 6:32 PM | Anonymous

    Please be advised of upcoming paint removal and line painting starting tomorrow:

    Paint Removal - March 29
    Contractor(s) from Square One will be on-site tomorrow at 7:00am to remove parking stall lines, road arrows, and parking lot arrows at various locations of the island, a map indicating the locations is below for your reference. Scottish Line Painting should have the arrows repainted by the end of day Wednesday, March 31, weather permitting.

    Line Painting - March 30-31*UPDATED*
    Painters from Scottish Line Painting will return to paint all lines, hatched areas, arrows and required text this coming Tuesday and Wednesday. The painting schedule is as follows:

    March 30 - Areas Outlined in yellow in the below map
    • Bridges Parking Lot surrounding Compactor Site 1 -- Entire Bridges Lot between Bridges Restaurant and Maritime Market & Marina
    • Triangle Square/Net Loft Parking Lot (including accessible parking stall)
    • Mast Tower Road
    • Street parking along Duranleau St. (in front of Net Loft, Make, and The Keg)
    • Street parking along West Anderson St. (in front of B+B Scale Models and The Keg)
    • Loading zone in front of Foreshore/Vancouver Fish Co.
    March 31 - Areas Outlined in orange in the below map
    • Lot 73/Pay Lot 5 and Bus Lanes
    • Tenant overheight parking in Pay Lot 2 (adjacent to fence along Railspur Alley)
    • Street parking along Cartwright St. (in front of Crafthouse, Water Park, and a couple of angled stalls across from Arts Umbrella)
    • Three (3) angled parking stalls behind Opus by Railspur Park Playground
    • Street parking along Old Bridge St.
    • Three (3) stalls in front of Ocean Concrete office

    Please kindly remove your vehicle from the areas by 10pm the night prior to the painting as Granville Island Security Team will need to block access overnight. Parking will be opened up as soon as the paint is dry on the day of.

  • 25 Mar 2021 12:19 PM | Anonymous
    With Easter weekend and Passover approaching, please let our social media team know if you are doing something special using the link below to fill out a social media event form:  Forms must be submitted by Monday, March 29th. Please note that this cannot be a straight forward sale or promotion, but should be specific to Easter/Passover. For example, a special Easter menu, Easter or Passover flower arrangements, Easter chocolate or pastries, savoury items like ham, brisket, or matzo ball, etc.

  • 16 Nov 2020 10:50 PM | Anonymous

    CMHC has announced that to support the businesses on the island parking will be free until March 2021. For more information, visit granvilleisland.com/hours-maps-getting-here

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