In these very difficult time, the importance of making changes and following health and safety rules is at the utmost of importance. I was very happy to see so many protocols put into place at the Village Green Shopping Centre in Vernon this past week as we  were invited for a tour at what they had put in place to keep us safe, healthy and continuing in supporting so many of the storefronts inside the mall and the community. I felt confident that they had put everything into place and the rest was up to us to follow the steps!

Information for the Village Green Shopping Centre

As stores start to reopen over the coming weeks we want to take this time to highlight some of the precautions and protocols we are continuing to undertake in an effort to keep shoppers and retailers safe:

Updated hours of operation:
Monday to Wednesday 11AM to 5PM
Thursday and Friday 11AM to 7PM
Weekends and holidays 11AM to 5PM

*Individual stores may still be operating under their own modified hours and we recommend that you visit our Store Directory or contact retailers directly.

Physical distancing:
In following Provincial guidelines, we ask that you keep a 2-meter (6 ft) distance throughout the shopping centre at all times. This includes in your favourite store, in our Food Court and in our washroom facilities. Many of our stores have floor decals and there are several reminders posted throughout the centre.

Additional changes for your health and safety also include,

  • Adjusted hours of operation
  • Reduced capacity in Food Court and washrooms
  • Installed directional signage for improved traffic flow
  • Installed informational signage on physical distancing and healthy habits
  • Assigned entrance and exit doors
  • Elevated cleaning protocols and techniques
  • Hired Village Green Shopping Centre welcome ambassadors to provide information and encourage safe practices while in the centre
  • Stocked ample supply of PPE for shoppers wishing to wear masks and gloves while shopping
  • Assigned dedicated PPE disposal bins
  • About to launch our exciting Curb-side Pickup program!


Please check out all the information and updates for the Village Green Shopping Centre on their website at

For COVID-19 2020 Updates for the Village Green Shopping Centre, go to –

What’s open? Check it out on the video above or, come visit and see for yourself!


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Publisher and CEO. First & foremost, father, son, brother and uncle. I am also a huge music fan, promoter and marketing & promotions maniac. As a fulltime musician for the past 35 years myself (yikes, that’s a long time!), I’ve come to appreciate the fact that I am able to perform and sing for people and in return, them enjoy it as much as I do. There is something to be said for that exchange of energy and good vibes that live music brings to all, from the stage to the seats, there is nothing like it and I so look forward to feeling that again when we are out of this crazy mess we are in. Music is needed desperately in everyone’s lives. The goal is to reach out and bring some awareness and light into the music scene by featuring their new music, events and in general, some light into the changes we’ve all had to adjust to in 2020. We all feel the strain in every aspect of these changes and are going to try to do our best to fill our cups up with some fantastic local music while many so of us hang on through this bumpy ride we are on. ? Making an effort to change our own thoughts and habits, can strike a chord mentally and change us along with our communities lives. Be safe and…let’s ROCK N ROLL!


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