Monthly Archives: February 2016

Vancouver needs “proactive disclosure”: Council slated to change FOI (freedom of information) bylaw Feb 24: Speak to Council!

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
As we have reported (Risky business: Proposed changes to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy, CHW, 21-Feb), City Council is slated to make immediate amendments to the City’s Freedom…

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Integrity in Local Governments: Mitigating the Risks of Conflict of Interest, Fraud & Corruption (Feb 19)

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
This conference was just brought to our attention. It is being held Friday, February 19, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at UBC Robson Square. Link to event description. The topics…

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Bridging Troubled Waters: The Industrialization of the Fraser (by Peter van der Velden)

(This article was contributed by Peter van der Velden. Other articles by him include the popular “The $3 billion hoodwink” of August 2014, and The bridge across the mighty Fraser: Vancouver infrastructure, federal funding and a provincial dilemma in November 2015.) Bridging Troubled … Continue reading

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Centerm Expansion Project: Preliminary comment period to 12 Feb 2016 (Fri). Crab Water for Life Society comments.

  (MetroVanWatch has received a copy of this public comment from the Crab Water for Life Society and posts it here with the author’s permission.) DP World has submitted a “project permit application to increase the number of containers that can be … Continue reading

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