Monthly Archives: April 2015

Jane’s Walk: Many guided neighbourhood walks this weekend (Fri, May 1st – Sun, May 3rd)

Between May 1st and May 3rd, a total of 28 different Jane’s Walks are planned in the Metro Vancouver area. The main Jane’s Walk website has a list and full description of all of the walks. All are free. “Jane’s … Continue reading

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Leading Vancouver property developer is just one of 26 fugitives suspected of corruption, fleeing from China to Canada

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
This article appeared in a Hong Hong paper today. For us, it raises many questions. One wonders what the implications are for the Metro Vancouver region. Was “hot” money…

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April 29th panel discussion – Toxic Oil Spill in English Bay: The Truth About Oil Recovery & Long-Term Effects on the Ecosystems

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As a public service announcement, we’re passing along information about an upcoming panel discussion at SFU on the long term effects of toxic oil on ecosystems. The event is…

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Is Metro Vancouver ready for the magnitude 9.0 earthquake? Read Munich Re’s “The 2010–2011 New Zealand earthquake sequence”

(Reprinted from CityHallWatch.) On April 25, Nepal was struck by a major earthquake. We encourage Canadians to support relief and recovery efforts. Meanwhile, the tragic event provides British Columbians with a reminder that the clock is ticking for a megathrust … Continue reading

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West Vancouver “Upper Lands” vision: A village at base of Cypress Mountain – Open Houses Apr 14 & 16 (Tues, Thurs)

  For the past 2.5 years, a working group in the District of West Vancouver has been considering the future of the “Upper Lands”–looking at environmental data, reviewing existing bylaws and policies, and engaging with stakeholders and the wider community. A recommendation … Continue reading

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Q&A: What is the funding source for the Mayor’s Council on Regional Transportation?

We are starting a series of Frequently Asked Questions for which it is difficult to find answers on the official websites associated with key regional issues. In context of Metro Vancouver Transportation & Transit Referendum til May 29, 2015, here is our … Continue reading

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