Monthly Archives: October 2015

Metro Vancouver Board of Directors Meeting October 30, 2015 (Fri) – Agenda

Metro Vancouver will hold its next Board meeting this Friday. Please see an excerpt of the agenda below. Also, we encourage every person who talks to a mayor or councillor in Metro Vancouver, to ask at least once in every discussion … Continue reading

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Federal action needed on housing. Foreign investors: Funding and taxation regulations – even criminal laws – must be addressed (Elizabeth Murphy, in Vancouver Sun)

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
This opinion piece by Elizabeth Murphy was in the Saturday, October 16, 205 edition of the Vancouver Sun (p. G4) and online. Both were edited for length. Below we carry…

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About 50 (fifty) condo/tower projects coming along (Metro) Vancouver’s rapid transit lines: Wall Street Journal

Preamble (reprinted from CityHallWatch): Below are excerpts from a Wall Street Journal article entitled “Now Arriving: New Condos at Vancouver Train Stations. About 50 projects are under development along Vancouver’s rapid-transit lines.” (We are not aware of any subsequent local coverage along these … Continue reading

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Burnaby’s rivers and streams: history and present day – Event Oct 14 (Wed) 7 pm

Public service announcement: Burnaby’s Rivers and Streams October 14, 7-8pm Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Ave. sign up Paul Cipywnyk of the Byrne Creek Streamkeepers Society presents the history of Burnaby’s waterways and discusses present day conservation challenges and … Continue reading

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Irregularities in North Vancouver City Council: Conflict of interest? Topic ignored? Incorrect meeting minutes?

North Van City Voices, a civic watchdog in that municipality, has just posted a story regarding inexplicable behaviour in Council this week. One Councillor raised a point of privilege on October 4, 2015, at the start of the meeting, regarding (1) … Continue reading

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Oct 15: Future of Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), Climate Change, and Food Security: Richard Bullock

Listing reposted from Georgia Straight. SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W. Hastings, Vancouver Oct 15, 2015 7-9 pm Free admission Location: room 7000, SFU Harbour Centre. Event is free and open to the public. No registration required. Co-sponsored by … Continue reading

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