North Vancouver School District
the natural place to learn©
News Item

Community Canvas 2.0

May 23, 2017

What Does Community Look Like? – On Canvas!  If this sounds familiar it’s because secondary school students in the North Vancouver School District were given this exact challenge earlier this school year. Not to be outdone, seven North Vancouver elementary schools were asked the same question by the North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention Unit. While working in their respective schools, the youth officers along with the support of the School District created the project Community Canvas 2.0. Officers provided the canvases, paint and brushes, and asked the students to answer that question: what does community look like to you?

"From grades one to seven, these artist’s finished works are truly impressive and creative," said organizer Cpl. Marlies Dick of the North Vancouver RCMP Youth Intervention Unit. 

Community Canvas 2.0.jpg
The general public is warmly invited to come to the RCMP Detachment to enjoy the art work. All forty-seven paintings will be on display in the North Vancouver RCMP lobby until Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The North Vancouver RCMP Detachment is located at 147 East 14th Street. Front counter hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm with Saturday and Sunday hours 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.