Monthly Archives: December 2013

Campaign Finance Reform update – Expense limits for local elections too little too late? Action needed.

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
Campaign finance reform is one of the most important tasks required to fix serious ills corrupting our civic system (click for image). The provincial government is looking at making…

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Harbourside public hearing expected soon – North Shore Outlook

Originally posted on North Van City Voices:
Harbourside public hearing expected soon – North Shore Outlook. Quoting in part: Concert Properties’ and Knightsbridge Properties’ 10-year plan for Harbourside is to create 800 strata and rental housing units, while setting aside…

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Proposed Coal Facility at Surrey Docks – Public input deadline Dec 17 (Tues): Lists of critical issues

URGENT Deadline – Tuesday December 17, 2013 for input to Coal Facility at Surrey Docks (This information is thanks to Susan Jones)  URGENT – If you are concerned about Port Metro Vancouver Plans for building a Coal Facility at the Surrey … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver “Inaugural” Board Meeting Friday, Dec 13 – agenda

Metro Vancouver Board of Directors will hold its inaugural meeting on December 13, 2013, starting at 9 am. For convenience, we copy the agenda below. (Download PDF – 61 pages here.) Some items that caught our attention are: Board is … Continue reading

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Too many politicians in the municipal kitchen (Dermod Travis, IntegrityBC)

This commentary by Dermod Travis of IntegrityBC.ca was also featured in The Straight, and Huffington Post in November. We reprint it here, with permission. MetroVanWatch finds it interesting for the numbers involved. Who knew? Count ‘em all up and B.C. has … Continue reading

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