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New documentary “Watershed Guardians of the Fraser” River, Screening Oct 19 (Thurs)

Delta-Richmond Council of Canadians is pleased to confirm the first screening of a new documentary, Watershed Guardians of the Fraser River, and hope you will extend invitations by forwarding this email to your distribution list. Producer/director, Jocelyn Demers, will be … Continue reading

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Metro Vancouver consulting in Sept/Oct on doubling/tripling of Development Cost Charges for liquid waste infrastructure

Below is a message being circulated by Metro Vancouver (GVRD). Rates in are proposed to double or triple, depending on the sewerage area. For detailed info on the proposed changes, click here. A consultation event is planned in each of … Continue reading

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No credible bridge design or cost-benefit analysis for George Massey Tunnel plans: Susan Jones

On September 12, 2017, Delta resident Susan Jones wrote this letter to nearly 50 MLAs including the B.C. Cabinet, BC Greens MLAs, and Councils in Delta and Richmond. Republished here with permission. ************** September 12, 2017 Executive Council of the … Continue reading

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Surprising turn of events with Port of Vancouver re Fraser River dredging, Massey Tunnel

On the headlined topic, we received the following compilation of materials from Susan Jones at the end of May 2017, and provide it for readers here, with permission. She quotes official documents and other materials obtained through FOI inquiry, and … Continue reading

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Translink AGM and June Board Meeting, June 23, 2017 (Fri)

TransLink Annual General Meeting http://www.translink.ca/en/About-Us/Events-Calendar/2017/june/TransLink-AGM.aspx Jun 23, 2017, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. TransLink Head Office, 400 – 287 Nelson’s Court, New Westminster, BC V3L 0E7 Review of 2016 highlights and open the floor to questions. Translink June Board Meeting will follow … Continue reading

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Threats mount as Govts of Canada & BC contravene and alter laws to permit destruction of lower Fraser River & Estuary – Article submission

The following extensive material was provided to MetroVanWatch by frequent contributor Peter Van Der Velden. ***** Threats mount as the Governments of Canada and British Columbia deliberately contravene and alter laws to permit devastating destruction of the lower Fraser River … Continue reading

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Regional Planning Committee 10-Mar-2017 (Fri) to discuss “Metro 2040”: 5-year review: Yes or No?

The Regional Planning Committee on Friday, March 10, 2017 (9 am start, Metro Vancouver headquarters in Burnaby), is scheduled to hear a report  from staff on “Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future: Consideration of a Review.” By law, Metro Vancouver is required to … Continue reading

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