Monthly Archives: June 2015

Citizen letter to Burnaby Council lists reasons against rezoning 6380 & 6420 Silver Avenue – high-rise apartment towers (26 & 41 storeys): Public Hearing Tues June 23

Grassroots action has been escalating in an attempt to preserve affordable rental housing in Burnaby and save buildings from demolition for construction of expensive condo towers. We have obtained a copy of a letter from Burnaby resident Helen Ward to … Continue reading

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June 24 (Wed) “Give us the data” rally planned by “Vancouverites for Affordable Housing” at VPL: #donthave1million

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
To keep the momentum and follow up on their rally on March 24 rally, Vancouverites for Affordable Housing plans another rally, this time with a specific focus on pushing provincial and…

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ACORN Canada demands protection for rental apartments near Metrotown, Burnaby (Wed, June 10, 2015)

ACORN Canada is holding an action in Burnaby to demand protection for rental apartments at risk of demolition. ACORN stands for Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. Below is an excerpt from their announcement. “WHERE DO RENTERS GO?” BC ACORN Action, … Continue reading

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Coal exports from Fraser Surrey docks and the upcoming Port Metro Vancouver AGM

The AGM for Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 3pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre. In August of 2014, PMV approved a controversial thermal coal export terminal at the Fraser Surrey docks. While … Continue reading

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