Article: West Van council accepts RGS, threatens North Shore forests

Article in Straight (14-March-2011): West Vancouver council’s acceptance of Regional Growth Strategy threatens North Shore forests. Excerpt: On the evening of last Monday (March 7), the majority of West Vancouver council accepted the Metro Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy in spite of community opposition. Only councillors Bill Soprovich and Michael Lewis voted to reject the RGS….However, the majority of council voted to accept the Regional Growth Strategy even though it proposes urban development of the Upper Lands that is far above the limits of development proposed in the West Vancouver Official Community Plan.

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