Monthly Archives: February 2014

Detailed analysis shows how Delta “Southlands” application fails in context of Metro Vancouver policies (Peter Duffey)

If local governments want an engaged populace, they have a model citizen in Peter Duffey of Delta. He is a long-time observer of civic affairs and well versed in policies and processes of the regional government — Metro Vancouver (GVRD). … Continue reading

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“Port Moodytown” — towers and numbers

Originally posted on Moody Centre Community Association:
What do the OCP numbers mean — and what might they look like? Looking west (Inlet Centre area in foreground) Council has agreed to lower Port Moody’s projected population numbers from 59,000 to…

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Delta’s troubled “Southlands” development proposal on agricultural land goes to Metro Vancouver March 7 & 28

A controversial proposal will escalate to the Metro Vancouver government at meetings on March 7 and 28, 2014. Concerned citizens are encouraged to attend both meetings. This is an important test case for the functioning of Metro Vancouver under the … Continue reading

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Town Hall on Canada Post’s Super-Mailbox plans Saturday February 22nd

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
Canada Post announced plans to eliminate home delivery of mail and replace this service with super-mailboxes in major Canadian centres, including Vancouver. A CBC article states that home deliveries…

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Massive Change Envisioned for Waterfront

Originally posted on North Van City Voices:
Quoting in part: Brooks closed his pitch with a plea that council not let the waterfront vision become another plan to sit on a shelf or become picked apart to nothing by trying…

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Translink Mayors’ Council creates new website – translinkmayors.ca

The Translink Mayors’ Council has created a new website to outlines their efforts in 2012 to reform TransLink’s governance, a call in 2010 for infrastructure improvements, an endorsement in 2013 for vehicle levies and road pricing to finding new funding for … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver Environment and Parks Ctee Meeting Thurs Feb 6

Important meeting. Agenda is 6MB. Download here. Some highlights that caught our attention. 3.1 Dale Littlejohn, Community Energy Association 3.2 Rob Clapton, President, BC Federation of Drift Fishers 5.1 2014 Environment and Parks Committee Priorities and Work Plan 5.4 Application … Continue reading

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