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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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Deadline 3-Dec-2018 (Mon) for public input on Ports Modernization Review by federal government: Key concerns

“Transport Canada wants to hear from key partners and stakeholders, including Canada Port Authorities, Indigenous groups, provincial and municipal governments, industry; academia and experts; and associations/groups that have a particular interest in port activities.” (Image and caption credit: Transport Canada … Continue reading

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