January 4, 2021 Newsletter

Hello 2021

Cheers to a New Year!

Welcome to our first newsletter in 2021! We hope everyone had a restful holiday break and we wish everyone a healthy and happy 2021. In this upcoming year, we will continue to find new ways to bring our community together with more fun social events, contest giveaways, and exciting opportunities for our residents. Have you made any New Year’s resolutions?

Talk soon, Danika and Julie
Free Online Fitness Session

Online Fitness Session

FREE Virtual Event | Friday, January 8, 2021 | 4:30-5:00 pm

To all our residents who included exercising in their new year’s resolution, this one’s for you! GEC and West Trek are hosting a FREE virtual fitness class that is both beginner- and apartment-friendly. 

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/94314546803?pwd=Wlc4MFFRT3B5dUU3TUExK3V0a3Axdz09
Meeting ID: 943 1454 6803
Passcode: GEC

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Enter to win a $25 gift card

Enjoying your time at GEC? Leave us a written review and we’ll randomly draw a resident every newsletter to win a $25 gift card to a business of your choice! (We’ll send you a long list to choose from.) Your Google name must be match the name in your reservation to qualify.

Previous winner: Kundai!

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New COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Face masks required in all common areas

The Provincial Health Officer has extended the orders to reduce social interactions, effective November 19, 2020 to January 8, 2021:

  1. Residents are required to wear face masks in all common areas of the buildings, including the lobby, hallways, elevator, and office.
  2. No social gatherings of any size are allowed with anyone other than your core bubble.
  3. Stick with your core bubble, which is your household/roommates.
  4. GEC will continue to temporarily suspend housekeeping until the restrictions are lifted. Please contact us if you need additional cleaning supplies.  

GEC student accommodation meal plans with Got 2 Eat Meals in Vancouver

GEC Meal Plans

14-day meal plans with Got 2 Eat Meals

Meal plans feature 7 signature meals and 7 chef specials that change every week.

  • $280 for 2 meals per day
  • $360 for 3 meals per day

Community Events

Some events have been cancelled or put on hold. Travel outside of your health region is not advised.

Resurgence: Indigequeer Identities: until Jan 24
Exhibit at Bill Reid Gallery on 2Spirit people. Themes of existence, resistance, & resilience.

PuSh Festival: Jan 26-Feb 7
International Performing Arts Festival with in-theatre performances.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 1 in Concert: Jan 28-30
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at the Orpheum Theatre.

A Seat at the Table: ongoing
Exhibit at Museum of Vancouver on Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging


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