Monthly Archives: November 2016

Burnaby Demovictions: Political Opposition to Host Town Hall Meeting – Dec 2 (Fri)

From a media release Burnaby Demovictions: Political Opposition to Host Town Hall Meeting November 29, 2016 – Burnaby – Burnaby First Coalition (BFC) will host a town hall meeting to discuss possible alternatives to the planned mass rezoning, demolition and … Continue reading

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Citizens slam rezoning plan for 36 storeys at 6695 Dunblane in Burnaby. Anti-demolition rally, public hearing tonight Nov 22

Burnaby City Council at a public hearing tonight (at 4949 Canada Way in Council Chambers 7 pm) will decide on a rezoning in Metrotown. Citizen activist Helen Ward has shared with MetroVanWatch her letter to Mayor and Council, pointing out … Continue reading

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Massey Bridge deal killer? Foundation bedrock below 600 – 700 meters of wet sand/mud

This rather shocking information is in a letter by Tom Morrison to the editor of the Delta Optimist, November 18, 2016. Could this information be the death knell for the bridge? ********** Bridge foundations can’t find solid ground Delta Optimist … Continue reading

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“A palace for bureaucrats”? Metro Vancouver (GVRD) new headquarters

In December of 2015, Metro Vancouver finalized the intent to move its headquarters by acquiring Metrotower III with a purchase price of CDN $205 million. Metro Vancouver’s board chair, Greg Moore, defends the purchase by claiming that the existing offices … Continue reading

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