Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Author: christine

Looking for people around her table

I grew up in Red Deer Alberta, the oldest daughter in a large family. In those days, families ate their meals together. As kids, we even ate our lunch at home with our dad because we all ‘worked’ close enough to home. Our large family meals were about what you’d expect. Noisy. Newsy. Sometimes contentious. …

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It takes a community. How BC’s cohousing communities support each other.

OUV is in our final sprint, breaking ground in just a few months.  This article is a thank you note to the cohousing communities in British Columbia.  Without you, we would not be here today. It’s likely that cohousers everywhere share their experiences with new communities.  I have a feeling, though, that BC’s communities have …

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Tomo has their Development Permit!

In the last few weeks, Tomo Spaces has received the Development Permit for the project from the City of Vancouver, putting us one step closer to our (literal) “ground-breaking moment”. The next step is to get a Building Permit! We are eagerly anticipating watching the demolition work start sometime this fall.

Single retiree finds community

Like many people who eventually wash up on the shores of cohousing, I had been feeling for a long time that the way I was living didn’t make sense. I’m an introvert, so I wasn’t unhappy with my singular life, really, but I felt something was missing. I had loving daughters and a great circle …

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