Posts Tagged Coal Harbour
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June 08, 2020
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A second rally was held in Vancouver to support the Black Lives Matter movement and protest George Floyd’s death. On Friday June 5, 2020 a crowd estimated between 5000-10000 people came to Jack Poole Plaza to hear speeches by the black community.  There was no violence.

Vancouver crowd at Black Lives Matter rally

Vancouver crowd at Black Lives Matter rally. June 5, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Man with sign supporting Black Lives Matter movement

Man with sign supporting the black community. June 5, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Man wearing I Can't Breathe hoodie

Man wearing I Can’t Breathe hoodie. June 5, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Man holding sign supporting black community

Man with sign supporting the black community. June 5, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Vancouver rally organizer Jacob Callendar-Prasad

Vancouver rally organizer Jacob Callendar-Prasad on stage with co-organizers. June 5, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Crowd at Black Lives Matter rally in Vancouver

Crowd at Black Lives Matter rally in Vancouver. June 5, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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April 24, 2020
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The Olympic Flame at Jack Poole Plaza in Coal Harbour was lit in red on Friday April 24, 2020 in tribute to Nova Scotia  and the recent tragedy there.  Flags were also at half-mast across the city.

Olympic Flame in Vancouver lit in red

Olympic Flame at Jack Poole Plaza lit in red. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Flags at half-mast across Vancouver

Flags at half-mast across Vancouver in tribute to the victims of the recent Nova Scotia tragedy. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

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March 27, 2020
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I hope you and your family and friends are safe and healthy.  I wish you strength, courage and good health during this unprecedented time.  In light of the current health situation around COVID-19, we are accepting bookings for new assignments happening after July 1, 2020 only.  We are still open to inquiries and remain active on social media if you want to stay connected.  Don’t lose hope – we’ll get through this.

Sincerely,

Lydia Nagai

Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour on March 21, 2020. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Happy International Women’s Day.  We are so lucky to have worked with these amazing powerhouse women who are leading on global issues.

Women leaders at a Vancouver conference.

Tarana Burke (Founder of the #metoo Movement), Vanina Escales (Ni Una Menos), Tina Tchen (Former White House Chief of Staff Michelle Obama, Co-Founder Times Up Legal Defense Fund), Noelene Nabulivou (Founder DIVA), Yvonne Leina Chi (journalist, Founder Gender Danger). Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Natalie Anchowa and Jenny Boucek

Natalie Anchowa (WNBA player) and Jenny Boucek (assistant coach, Dallas Mavericks). Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Beverly McLaughlin

Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverly McLaughlin. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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The Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza in Coal Harbour was relit on Wednesday February 12, 2020 to mark the 10 year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.  Athletes Jenn Heil (freestyle skiing) and Mercedes Nicoll (snowboarding) and Carla Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion) were among the speakers commemorating the anniversary.

Dignitaries at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics 10-year anniversary

Dignitaries including Mercedes Nicoll (snowboarding), Jenn Heil (freestyle skiing) and Carla Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion). Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Jenn Heil

Jenn Heil (freestyle skiing) speaks about her Vancouver 2010 Olympics experience. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mercedes Nicoll

Mercedes Nicoll (snowboarding) with a group of athletes. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

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January 31, 2020
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A plasma injector by General Fusion that I saw at an Clean Economy event in Coal Harbour in Vancouver that covered a couple years ago.  They are trying to replicate how the sun creates energy for mass commercial use for a cleaner alternative energy source.

Plasma injector by General Fusion

Plasma injector by General Fusion. Vancouver, BC Canada.

Plasma injector by General Fusion

Plasma injector by General Fusion. Vancouver, BC Canada.

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Congratulations to the 2019 Paralympic Hall of Fame Inductees!  What a privilege it was to meet them and to hear their amazing stories.

Paralympic Hall of Fame Inductees 2019

Paralympic Hall of Fame Inductees 2019. Back row L to R: Joey Johnson, Joe Rea, Kathy Newman, Viviane Forest. Front row L to R: Josh Dueck, Garett Hickling, Colette Bourgonje. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Paralympic Hall of Fame Inductees 2019

Paralympic Hall of Fame Inductees 2019. Back row L to R: Joe Rea, Kathy Newman, Viviane Forest, Joey Johnson. Front row L to R: Garett Hickling, Josh Dueck, Colette Bourgonje. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Retired American Astronaut Scott Kelly at a recent event in Coal Harbour in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Astronaut Scott Kelly

American Astronaut Scott Kelly in Vancouver, BC Canada.

Astronaut Scott Kelly

American Astronaut Scott Kelly in Vancouver, BC Canada.

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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Melinda Gates, Shivani Siroya, Judith Spitz, Roya Mahboob, Nick Oketch

L to R: Melinda Gates (Co-chair Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), Shivani Siroya (CEO and Founder Tala), Judith Spitz (Founder Women in Technology and Entreprenuership in NY), Roya Mahboob (Founder and CEO Afghan Citadel Software Company) and Nick Oketch (Founder LucyBot).

Ziauddin Yousafzai

Malala’s (co-founder Malala Fund) parents Ziauddin Yousafzai and Toor Pekai Yousafzai are just as amazing as she is. The whole family are champions of girls education. Fun fact: They named Malala after Malalai of Maiwand a famous Pashtun poet and warrior woman from southern Afghanistan.

Tarana Burke (#metoo), Vanina Escales (Ni Una Menos), Tina Tchen (Former White House Chief of Staff Michelle Obama + Co-Founder Times Up Legal Defense Fund), Noelene Nabulivou (Founder DIVA), Yvonne Leina Chi (journalist, Founder Gender Danger).

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Electric battery bus

Electric battery bus. Translink will start testing 4 electric battery buses in their fleet on route 100 starting later this year. Vancouver, BC Canada.

Electric, fuel cell and hydrogen cars.

Electric, fuel cell and hydrogen cars for test driving through Emotive BC. Vancouver, BC Canada.

Electra Meccanica's Solo electric vehicle

Electra Meccanica’s Solo electric vehicle. Electric for one 🙂 Vancouver, BC Canada.

Amarjeet Sohi and Merran Smith

Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi and Merran Smith (Clean Energy Canada).

Gregor Roberston

Gregor Robertson – ambassador for The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.