Welcome to The Manor Housing Co-operative (formerly the Mount
Stephen Apartments) Centenary Celebration
July 21, 2012
Preserving built heritage
Providing affordable housing
Promoting housing co-operatives
Marking the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives
Schedule of events
2:00 p.m.: Call together/welcome by Eileen Kage, Taiko drummer, followed
2:10 p.m.: Address by Acting Mayor, Councillor Elizabeth Ball.
2:15 p.m.: Remarks by John Restakis, author and Executive Director of
the BC Co-operative Association.
2:25 p.m.: Dance performance by Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi of
Intermission: Refreshments and tours of the building,
including exhibition of work by resident artists.
3:10 p.m.: Message
from Libby Davies, Member of Parliament for Vancouver East.
3:15 p.m.: Address by the Hon. Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of
Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government and MLA for Vancouver-Fairview.
3:25 p.m.: Musical performance by 12 Midnite.
and tours of the building, including exhibition of work by resident
4:10 p.m.: Tribute to the memory of Shirley Schmid by co-op member Suzann Zimmering.
4:15 p.m.: Remarks by Catherine Porter, President, Co-op Housing Federation of BC.
4:20 p.m.: Remarks by Marta Farevaag, Chair, Vancouver Heritage Foundation.
4:25 p.m.: Closing remarks.
4:30 p.m.: Dance performance by Kaia Duggan.
We regret that our building
has not been retrofitted to make it fully accessible for people with
mobility challenges. This means that the exhibition on the third
floor is not accessible to everyone. We apologize.
The Manor Housing Co-operative thanks the following local businesses for
donations in support of the celebration of our building’s 100th anniversary:
Daniel, Le Chocolate Belge
Main Street Pilsner
The Cascade / HABIT