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Killarney

Killarney

This area is primarily single-family residential, with some multi-family homes, and even highrises in the recently-developed Fraserlands along the Fraser River. Also in this area, Champlain Heights offer retail services and amenities in walking distance. For those seeking a reprieve from city activity, Everett Crowley Park's 40 hectares offer walking trails and an off-leash area for dogs. Killarney is in the southeastern corner of the city, bordering Burnaby and the Fraser River.

Neighourhood history and heritage

Although the first settlers arrived in the late 1800s, Killarney remained an area of second growth forest and farms until after WWII. The first non-native settler to the area was William Rowling in 1868.

A surveyor in the British military, he received the only land military grant in Vancouver for his service to the British Empire. Before long Rowling and his family owned 3.5 kilometres of land along the Fraser River shoreline, including all of Killarney's riverfront land.

 

Events in Killarney

Community Art Show

Fri, Jun 17, 6:00pm–8:00pm

Killarney Summer Sizzler

Sat, Jun 18, 11:00am–3:00pm

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News in Killarney

Initiatives in Killarney

Replacing Fire Hall No. 5

Fire Hall No.5, located at East 54th Avenue and Kerr Street, will be reconstructed at its current site and a temporary fire hall will operate during the construction period.

The completed East Fraserlands park

East Fraserlands Neighbourhood Park North

The first park to be constructed as part of the East Fraserlands development. Find out more about the Neighbourhood Park North plans and construction.

Community organizations and events

Transportation options and projects in your neighbourhood

Granville street 1919 to 2012

Streets and Transportation

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Find out how your area is zoned

Zoning districts, maps, and regulations

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Victoria-Fraserview-Killarney Community Vision Plan

A Community Vision Plan is the result of a comprehensive, collaborative local planning process.

Read the Victoria-Fraserview-Killarney Community Vision Plan  8.16 MB

Read the East Fraser Lands (EFL) policies and guidelines

Growing more local food for healthier communities

Locally grown food is fresher, tastier, and healthier. It is also easier on the planet.

Find a community garden

Supporting healthy and vibrant communities

Arts and culture activities are part of a thriving community

The City of Vancouver offers grants to communities for events and projects related to the environment, arts and culture, social development, and sports.

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