Monthly Archives: May 2014

Metro Vancouver (GVRD) Regional Planning / Agriculture Committee May 9: RGS, ALC, Pitt Meadows, Dist North Vancouver, food systems, awards,

The Metro Vancouver (GVRD) Regional Planning and Agriculture Committee meeting will start at 9 am on Friday, May 9, 2014. The full agenda (10 MB, PDF, 197 pages) can be downloaded from the official website. Prominent on the agenda are agricultural … Continue reading

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Southlands: Submissions to Metro Vancouver May 1 public hearing

Below is a summary from Susan Jones, regarding submissions and speakers to the May 1, 2014, Public Hearing by Metro Vancouver on the Southlands, and the written submissions up to the deadline of May 9. Thank you for taking the … Continue reading

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Lower Mainland Local Government Association (LMLGA) – key player in the region, 2014 annual meeting Whistler May 7, 8, 9 — governance analysis

It flies under the radar, rarely getting mention in mainstream media. It operates largely as a forum for dialogue and advocacy  on important issues for the Lower Mainland. One could say that it has a significant impact on our region, though it is … Continue reading

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Delta’s Southlands public hearing: What happened, what’s next? Public comment til May 9.

Readers: The bottom line is, if you have not yet sent your opinion to publichearing@metrovancouver.org, please do so by May 9 at 4 pm.  Be sure to include name and full address. May 1, 2014, saw the conclusion of the … Continue reading

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Independent MLA Vicki Huntington’s bid for BC local election reform shot down: background, video, links, article

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
Independent MLA Vicki Huntington last week in BC Legislature attempted to change the very nature of civic elections, with amendments to the B.C. Local Elections Campaign Finance Act. She received strong support from…

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