Monthly Archives: December 2015

Metro Vancouver Board approves $205 million spending on brand new headquarters

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Current Metro Vancouver HQ at 4330 Kingsway in Burnaby The announcement that Metro Vancouver is spending over $200 million on a building for their new headquarters came as a…

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Province issues media release on Massey Tunnel replacement plan

Media release issued today regarding the multi-billion dollar project that has no business plan, and for which the main records of discussion are on sticky notes. Official text copied below for future reference, in case it gets deleted from the … Continue reading

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TFN’s LNG vote: LNG climate challenge nearly as big as oilsands. Tsawwassen First Nation vote on Dec 16 (Wed)

(Epilogue: On December 16, 2015, the TFN voted against the LNG project. TFN’s media release on the vote results: click here (PDF). We will add media coverage links later.) (Article contributed by Peter van der Velden) In a surprise announcement, … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver’s Christmas campaign—Create Memories Not Garbage

City of Richmond Mayor, Malcolm Brodie welcomed speakers and storytellers to the BCIT’s downtown campus on December 9, 2015 to talk about Metro Vancouver’s Christmas campaign—Create Memories, Not Garbage. The speakers included Larina Lopez, Metro Vancouver’s Division Manager for Corporate … Continue reading

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Repeated failure to share power: Vision again grabs all 7 Vancouver seats on Metro Vancouver Board of Directors

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(Updated) This is something we feel should attract media and public attention. Vision Vancouver has once again appointed only its own people to monopolize all seven Directors‘ seats representing the citizens of Vancouver on…

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