Monthly Archives: May 2013

Openness and accountability take holiday at Resort Municipality of Whistler — CAJ Code of Silence winners

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
Here we re-post a press release from the Canadian Association of Journalists. On a CBC interview this morning, a spokesman for Whistler gave the reasons he believes Whistler does…

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Vancouver Airport Authority – Annual Public Meeting of Board, Thurs 9-May-2013 at 3:30 pm

Please note the following meeting coming up this week. Annual Public Meeting of Board Board of the Vancouver Airport Authority Thursday 9-May-2013 at 3:30 pm Location: East concourse of the departures level of the international terminal building Details: http://www.yvr.ca/en/media/news-releases/2012/13-04-17/Annual_Public_Meeting_May_9_2013.aspx Canada’s second busiest airport, … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver CAO, Chair reject invitation/request for public dialogue on Regional Context Statements / Regional Growth Strategy

MetroVanWatch holds the view the public in the Metro Vancouver region was not properly informed of the existence, nature, and importance of the Regional Growth Strategy, a powerful land-use bylaw with a time horizon to 2040, adopted by the Board … Continue reading

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UBC Regional Context Statement – deadline TODAY for public input

The University of British Columbia is currently updating its Regional Context Statement. An open house was held on April 23, and today is the deadline for public input. See below for excerpts from the official website, and a link to … Continue reading

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North Van City Voices calls for transparency and debate on city’s 30-year population targets

This article from North Van City Voices we re-post here as one case study from the City of North Vancouver — regarding the kinds of questions citizens should be asking of their public servants and elected officials. Excerpt: Why is … Continue reading

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