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URGENT: Deadline for input into Tilbury Phase 2 LNG is July 16, 2020 (Thurs)

URGENT: Deadline is Thurs. July 16, 2020, for input into Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Lack of transparency in plans for massive LNG production and export in the Fraser River Estuary The Governments of Canada and B.C. have facilitated incremental LNG … Continue reading

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Help orcas and wild Pacific salmon: Deadline TODAY for public input on upgrade to Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (Metro Vancouver)

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
Photo by Andre Estevez on Pexels.com Photo by Andre Estevez on Pexels.com Here is a topic on which more public support could make a big difference for many decades…

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Important Metro Vancouver online meetings on upgrades to Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (19+21 May, 2020). You can help orcas and wild Pacific salmon!

Metro Vancouver’ is holding two online community meetings (same content, one in afternoon, one in evening) on the upgrade to the Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant. Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 12:00 to 2:00 pm Thursday, May 21, 2020, 6:30 to … Continue reading

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DP World acquires Fraser Surrey Docks

Dubai-based DP World (www.dpworld.com) issued a press release on 24-Feb-2020, of interest to the Metro Vancouver region. In British Columbia, DP World also owns port facilities in downtown Vancouver and Prince Rupert. Below are a few excerpts of the press … Continue reading

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BC Ombudsperson in Metro Vancouver week of Feb 24, 2020, to hear your complaints

BC Ombudsperson in Metro Vancouver soon to hear your complaints Chris Campbell / Burnaby Now, February 13, 2020 For more information visit http://www.bcombudsperson.ca Source: https://www.vancourier.com/opinion/bc-ombudsperson-in-metro-vancouver-soon-to-hear-your-complaints-1.24075713 If you feel you been treated unfairly by a provincial or local public organization like … Continue reading

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Opinion: TransLink SkyTrain Business Case Hoax – letter sent to PM & Premier on SkyTrain to UBC proposal

Originally posted on CityHallWatch: Tools to engage in Vancouver city decisions:
This proposed costly Arbutus to UBC Skytrain extension to UBC is definitely NOT supported by everyone. CHW obtained a copy of this letter from Malcom Johnston, a 35-year advocate…

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Metro Vancouver’s 14 standing committees: Members announced for 2020

Who’s who and who’s doing what at our Metro Vancouver regional body, representing about 2.5 million people in the region’s 21 member municipalities, one electoral area, and one treaty First Nation? Here is information from the January newsletter of Metro … Continue reading

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Consultation begins on Metro 2050 – An update of Metro 2040 Regional Growth Strategy

Important information from Metro Vancouver. Consultation is beginning now for Metro 2050, an update to Metro 2040, the regional growth strategy. This is crucial time for community groups and residents/neighbourhood associations to keep an eye on what happens at the … Continue reading

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Public hearings for Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project – May 14 to June 24, 2019: Schedule and reading

Here is an excerpt of an e-mail from the Review Panel Secretariat for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project, followed by a special independent supplement in Common Ground, and Action in Time, by Paul George & Susan Jones, entitled “Secret … Continue reading

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Time to rethink Tsawwassen road access before more development in Southlands and downtown (by Peter van der Velden)

Intro: In this article Peter Van der Velden points out density, and transportation challenges facing Tsawwassen as big new proposals come forward for residential and commercial developments. He points out that Tsawwassen is isolated from the rest of Metro Vancouver … Continue reading

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