2019 Vancouver Sun Run
Apr 14 – Apr 15 all-day


The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road race. Run through a beautiful scenic course that highlights Vancouver’s downtown core at Burrard Street and Georgia Street, the world famous Stanley Park, and Cambie Street Bridge for the final stretch across the bridge to the finish line. Your Vancouver Sun Run experience does not end just outside our host venue, BC Place Stadium; you are encouraged to enter the stadium to enjoy the wrap party along with your family and friends. Celebrate your achievement with live entertainment, the Kids’ Zone, an awards’ ceremony and refreshments.


Canadian Western Bank Team Division

Team Building, Camaraderie and Fun! Create a team of 10 (or more) and join other companies, clubs and associations in promoting health and wellness among employees and friends.

Youth Team Challenge

It is time to boost your club or school’s spirit and encourage physical activity among the group. Join over 4,000 youth runners celebrating health and fitness at Canada’s biggest start line! Register your Youth Team today!

Shaw 2.5K Mini Sun Run

If you prefer a shorter course than the 10K, or if you’d like to get the whole family out together, then the Shaw 2.5K Mini Sun Run is the perfect route to take! Show your kids that fitness is fun by signing them up for one of Vancouver’s premier family events.


Register now or for more information, please visit 

The 2019 Courage To Come Back Awards Gala @ Vancouver Convention Centre
Apr 24 @ 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm
The 2019 Courage To Come Back Awards Gala @ Vancouver Convention Centre

The Courage To Come Back Awards is Vancouver’s most heartwarming event.  Join NEWS 1130 and Coast Mental Health as we celebrate 21 year’s of Courage in our community.  Courage To Come Back Award recipients are recognized at the gala celebration every Spring where their stories are told and accomplishments honored.

Funds raised from the Courage To Come Back Awards are vital to ensuring Coast can continue to provide the innovative, community-based and client-led programs that have made Coast a leader in mental health care. Over the years, the gala has become Coast’s most important fundraiser.

More than 1,500 people will be attending the 21st Annual Courage To Come Back Awards. Last year’s 20th anniversary event raised a record $3.1 million.

Coast Mental Health’s Courage To Come Back Awards is one of the largest fundraising events of its kind in Western Canada. The funds raised help Coast Mental Health ensure that people with mental illness receive the homes, education, employment and support they need to move from hopelessness and despair to leading rich, full lives and realizing their potential. Coast Mental Health has been a leader innovative community-based mental health services for more than 45 years.

Each year, Coast helps over 4,200 people on the path towards recovery.

If you would like to make a contribution to this year’s event, please support us here.

Daffodil Dash 2019 @ Concord Pacific Place
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Add a spring to your step with the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash – Vancouver- a 1km walk and 5km walk/run (and don’t forget the Mini Dash for the kids!) that raises funds for cancer research, prevention and support for people living with the disease right now.

Sunday, April 28th
9am – 12pm

It’s time to brighten things up! Put on your sunniest yellow outfit, grab your friends and be part of this fun, family-friendly event.  There are great prizes for the wackiest, craziest, yellow-est costume, so be bold, have fun, and be part of this community event to help fight cancer

When you support the Canadian Cancer Society you have more impact against more cancers in more communities than with any other charity.  Money raised through the Daffodil Dash supports outstanding research, provides information and support to people facing cancer and helps develop prevention strategies to stop cancer from happening in the first place

Run solo, bring the family or team up with your friends or colleagues to what promises to be a dazzling day of running, fundraising and fun!.

Register now or for more information, please visit

An Evening with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton @ Rogers Arena
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as they travel North America, participating in live events with audiences from coast to coast. Experience a one-of-a-kind conversation with two individuals who have helped shape our world and had a front seat to the most impactful moments in modern history. From creating policy and working alongside global luminaries, to living through one of the United States’ most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections, they provide a unique perspective on the past, and remarkable insight into the future and where we go from here.  

Chris Hadfield Presents Exploration: Where We’re Going Next @ The Orpheum
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Chris Hadfield Presents Exploration: Where We're Going Next @ The Orpheum

Chris Hadfield is one of Canada’s most notable people in the order of Canada as the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space. After the success of his last tour with Mythbuster’s Adam Savage, Hadfield is ready to speak about the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions while discussing exploration – past, present, and the future.

Chews & Brews For Choice: Save the Date @ Various Locations
May 9 all-day
Chews & Brews For Choice: Save the Date @ Various Locations

On Thursday May 9th, during National Nursing Week, Options for Sexual Health is working with some amazing partners to elevate the conversation of choice.  Chews & Brews for Choice allows folks to enjoy a meal or a beverage on May 9th and also support sexual and reproductive health services, education and information.


The 4th Annual West Fine Art Show @ Cloverdale Rodeo Fairgrounds
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – May 20 @ 5:00 pm
The 4th Annual West Fine Art Show @ Cloverdale Rodeo Fairgrounds

NEWS 1130 is proud to be a presenting partner of The West Fine Art Show, in it’s 4th year at the Cloverdale Rodeo.  

The West Fine Art Show presents 18 of the finest artists in western Canada including:  Joyce Trygg, Ken Nash, Nathan Scott, Neil Hamelin, Andrew Kiss, Roger Arndt, Bruce Muir, Patricia Banks, Judy Vanderveen, Drew Keilback, Anita Klein, Lalita Hamill, Edward Anderson, Keith Andrews, Catherine Traynor, Ronald George Straight, Patricia Falck, Brian Croft,

Beautifully staged, the show offers a soothing artistic ambiance accentuated by guitar music performed by John Gilliat, and features:

  • “Remembering Jeff Robinson” display about son of Red and Carole Robinson, remembered for his battle with Crohn’s Disease.
  • “Emerging Young Artists” a display of art by students at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary.
  • Children’s Art Table for youngsters while parents enjoy the art.
  • $2 Art Raffle will send all proceeds to charities.
  • Wine Bar


  • Friday 4:00pm – 9pm 
  • Saturday 10:00am – 9pm 
  • Sunday 10:00am – 9pm 
  • Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm 

Proceeds support the CHILD Foundation.  No longer do children, families and adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)* shy away from talking about the disorders and as a result we have also been successful in raising $27 M for research and built a research lab, the first of its kind in BC and established two Endowed Chairs for Research at UBC and at Children’s Hospital.We could only accomplish this with your help and your support. THANK YOU for this and for giving what you could in every way

*Inflammatory Bowel Diseases or IBD: The umbrella term for Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis.


SLEEP OUT: Mothers or Daughters Edition @ Covenant House Vancouver
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – May 31 @ 6:00 am

NEWS 1130 is partnering with Covenant House for SLEEP OUT: Mothers or Daughters Edition on May 30th.

Never underestimate the power of love.   Courageous women, united in the spirit of motherhood and daughterhood, come together to honor and love young people who have nowhere else to turn, while raising funds to support them and awareness for the struggles they face.

You can help by making a donation to support a Sleep Out participant or the event.

SLEEP OUT: Mothers or Daughters is a specific call to action for women to spend one night sleeping on the street to raise funds to support the Street Outreach Program at Covenant House.  

Travelling on foot, Outreach Workers are often the face of Covenant House.   They take great care to build relationships with youth, and encourage them to come to the Crisis Program or Drop-In Centre.

Women 25 and over will unite in the spirit of motherhood and daughterhood to share love and comfort with homeless young people.   This is your opportunity to join NEWS 1130 Reporters Lasia Kretzel and HanaMae Nassar as they and other dedicated MOTHERS and DAUGHTERS unite for one night.

On any given night there are between 500 and 1,000 young people living on the streets in Vancouver.   You can help by making a donation in support of a sleeper.

Women changing the world, one youth at a time.


Cher: Here We Go Again Tour @ Rogers Arena
May 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cher: Here We Go Again Tour @ Rogers Arena

The one and only Cher is set to hit the road with the HERE WE GO AGAIN Tour beginning January 2019. She has just announced the addition of five stops in Western Canada including Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. She will be joined by Music legend Nile Rodgers & Chic.

Following the recent global success and rave reviews for Cher’s role in the Mamma Mia 2 – Here We Go Again film, the multi-award winning singer, actress and show-stopping performer will be crossing the U.S. for the first time in five years. Cher is expected to perform many of her hits along with some new songs from the Dancing Queen album – Cher’s tribute to the music of ABBA. Dancing Queen is available now.

Cher’s tour stops off in Vancouver at Rogers Arena May 30th 2019.

Tickets are on sale now.

BBB Community Shred-a-Thon @ Milani Plumbing
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Better Business Bureau in partnership with Silver Bullet Shredding and Milani Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning is hosting their BBB Community Shred-a-Thon.  From 9am – 1pm, residents and small businesses can dispose of up to 4 standard banking boxes or 100 lbs of documents by donation.   All proceeds will be given to Covenant House, a shelter for homeless youth in Vancouver.