Monthly Archives: August 2014

Critical analysis of changes in Metrotown Area Plan (Burnaby): Metrotown Residents’ Association

Rick McGowan of Burnaby sent in notice of a Metrotown Residents’ Association meeting at the Metrotown Library at 6:30pm on Sept 19, 2014. Below is his analysis of critical aspects of changes being considered by Burnaby planners and Council. According … Continue reading

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Concerns about Brentwood Tower 2 (Burnaby), 53-storey tower: Rezoning public hearing August 26

Below is a summary of key issues on this major rezoning, received from a Burnaby citizen. (Updated, with comments about height…at bottom.) Public Hearing: Rezoning for Brentwood Tower 2 7 pm, Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Burnaby City Hall Citizens can send in a … Continue reading

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Burnaby Council Fails Transit Users: Protester at demolished Brentwood bus loop blames Council’s failure to consult

MetroVanWatch received this media release and message from activist Ken Kramer, and posts is here for public information. (After the fact, but information still relevant.) Burnaby – August 19, 2014 – There will be a press conference on the sidewalk … Continue reading

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The $3 billion hoodwink: George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project

MetroVanWatch has received this letter from Peter van der Velden, a facilities management consultant living in Tsawwassen. At the bottom, we add links to media, video, and references on the George Massey Tunnel and this proposed replacement project. The $3 billion hoodwink (text by Peter … Continue reading

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