Tag Archives: Coquitlam

Coquitlam Council Watch: Problems with Metro Van’s Colony Farm Regional Park (public input til Sept 19)

Message received from Coquitlam Council Watch: Colony Farm Regional Park will soon be facing some MAJOR changes if (when) Metro Vancouver plans are approved, greatly affecting park users(you!) and wildlife at your expense!  On the afternoon of Sept 14, Metro … Continue reading

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Initial report, Metro Board vs Coquitlam dispute resolution, Day 4 (July 5, 2011)

(This version with documents added, 11:30 pm, July 6. Subject to further verification and editing. Video and further analysis coming soon.) Day 4 of the non-binding dispute resolution process was held on July 5, 2011 (noon to 5 pm) in … Continue reading

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Report: Dispute resolution, first 2 days, Metro Vancouver vs Coquitlam

[Update with new material 1 pm, 21-June-2011] MetroVanWatch will be providing material and commentary on the first two days (June 14 and 16) of non-binding arbitration efforts for the two parties. All material was obtained by members of the public … Continue reading

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Update: Metro Van vs Coquitlam dispute resolution, meetings June 14 & 16

[Update 5 pm, 14-June-2011: Day one went from 1 to 4 pm today. The first 40 minutes was spent deciding whether or not to permit cameras. The meeting ended at 5 pm, after hours of deep discussions. Best reason presented … Continue reading

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Coquitlam objections to Regional Growth Strategy: Essential reading

(Update 17-June-2011) Further below are excerpts of the March 22, 2011 letter from the City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam rejection of RGS 22-Mar-2011) to Metro Vancouver rejecting the Regional Growth Strategy and outlining reasons. Here we add Coquitlam’s submission to the … Continue reading

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Metro, Coquitlam joust over RGS (Tri-City News, 24-May-2011)

(By Janis Warren, The Tri-City News) Excerpt: The CEO of Metro Vancouver says the regional government and the city of Coquitlam are close to starting negotiations on the regional growth strategy (RGS). But Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart said the two … Continue reading

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Minister Chong directs non-binding arbitration to begin by May 16, all parties may participate

The Metro Vancouver website indicates that Ida Chong, the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, has directed Metro Vancouver and Coquitlam to begin a non-binding resolution process by May 16, 2011. All Affected Local Governments can participate in the … Continue reading

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