Monthly Archives: May 2013

UBC board of governors discussed Regional Context Statement on May 30

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
We are tracking some local governments as case studies of how the Regional Growth Strategy and Regional Context Statement work through the administrative pipeline. The University of British Columbia…

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Translink Annual General Meeting May 29, 2013 in Surrey

TransLink’s 2013 Annual General Meeting on May 29 will discuss accomplishments and financial highlights of the past year. A question and answer period with TransLink’s Executive and Board Chair will follow. http://www.translink.ca/en/About-Us/Events-Calendar/2013/May/Annual-General-Meeting.aspx Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Chuck Bailey … Continue reading

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Regional Parks Service Review – GVRD Parks review to go to councils – Threats for parks?

The Agenda for Metro Vancouver Board of Directors (Parks) for May 24, 2013 contains an item of major potential significance.    In the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) Board of Directors – Parks on Friday, … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver board meetings May 24 – agenda excerpts

Metro Vancouver (Greater Vancouver Regional District) Board meeting agendas for May 24, 2013 are now online. The meetings will be webcast while in progress: http://www.metrovancouver.org/boards/Pages/BoardsCommittees.aspx Below is a list of the meetings, which are all run in a series starting … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver Meeting May 16th – Topic – Coal Shipments

Metro Vancouver Meeting May 16th – Coal Shipments – (Epilogue from Donna Passmore: In a close vote, Metro Vancouver’s Environment and Parks Committee supported a motion tabled by Harold Steves that no new coal ports would be added in the Fraser … Continue reading

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CityHallWatch launches Petition for Municipal Election Campaign Finance Reform: “Get Big Money out of Civic Politics!”

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
  MEDIA RELEASE (Vancouver , May 13, 2013) With a letter to leaders of the four main parties in the May 14 provincial election, CityHallWatch today launched a petition…

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Local Government Matters

Originally posted on North Van City Voices:
http://www.localgovernmentmatters.com/Pages/default.aspx Responses from BC Provincial Political Parties to series of questions that Metro Vancouver posed about issues facing local governments:   The purpose of this site is to give you, the citizens of…

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