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Get to know The Roulant’s Young Gardeners

Stories, Youth

Adults, aren’t the only ones at play in The Roulant’s gardens. This season, our urban gardens were the playground and classroom for 12 summer camps and elementary schools. Our tours put youth in contact with their natural environment, and reconnected them to the source of their food. In total, 182 young people learned how to reduce their environmental impact and create positive …

Bike-Shop Administration Summer Internship – Job posting

Biking, Job Postings, SantroVelo, Youth

Santrovelo is seeking a Bike-Shop Administration Intern for the duration of the summer (11 weeks). Santrovélo is a friendly, vibrant and stimulating environment, led by a wonderfull team of volunteers who are an integral part of Santropol Roulant as a whole. This is an administrative position geared (pun intended) towards amateur bicycle enthusiasts. A profound knowledge of bike mechanics is …

Urban Agriculture Summer Interns

Agriculture, Job Postings, Youth

Spring into Spring with our two exciting Urban Agriculture Summer Intern positions. This will be an 11 week long experience, one beginning mid-May, the other one beginning late June, during which you will have the opportunity to try your hand at all manner of gardening tasks. These positions are Young Canada Works funded contracts and applicants must fulfill admissibility criteria. …

Vancouver’s Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages

Biking, Seniors, Stories, Youth

Screen capture from film entitled, "Vancouver's Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages"

We found this video on the website of and thought it worthwhile to share a simple methodology for testing if a city’s cycling infrastructure is well designed. “When you are going to evaluate the design of any cycling infrastructure, you don’t have to be a transportation engineer. Think of a child, a child that you really love. Once you have that boy …