Monthly Archives: February 2013

Decision may be today on jet fuel tankers in the Fraser River Estuary

(Update Feb 26. Word is just in this decision has been postponed several months. See Global TV coverage — Environment Minister Terry Lake says an environmental assessment for the Vancouver Airport Fuel Delivery is suspended pending further study on land and marine … Continue reading

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Home and Garden Show Feature: Changes needed in landscaping practices to protect buyers/owners of new developments

With the BC Home and Garden Show 2013 in full swing at BC Place Stadium (February 20 – 24, 2013), now is a good time to talk about changes needed in Vancouver and perhaps other Metro Vancouver municipalities in the way landscaping … Continue reading

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Citizen asks West Vancouver Mayor for clarity on proposed development regulations for the Upper Lands (North Shore Mountains)

MetroVanWatch shares with readers a copy of this letter from a citizen to West Vancouver Mayor and Council asking for clarity on proposed development regulations for the Upper Lands. Previously we have covered serious concerns about how the Regional Growth Strategy … Continue reading

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Real-estate media manipulation trend emerges, public must use tools to demand truth and integrity

Preamble: (This article is copied from CityHallWatch, as the implications are region-wide.) As information emerges from time to time, CityHallWatch is developing a hypothesis: The Metro Vancouver region suffers from a decades-old, deeply entrenched bias in our civic system, favoring the development industry … Continue reading

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Township of Langley receives report on proposed composting facility, asks questions about Metro’s “zero waste” plans

MetroVanWatch has reported previously about a proposal to build a composting facility in the Township of Langley. As this proposal relates to the entire Metro Vancouver “zero waste” objectives, it is of interest to the entire region and makes us … Continue reading

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