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“Walkshops”, West End Planning team invites thinking on the city designs

From the West End Planning Team: West End Commercial Streets “Walkshops” The West End’s four commercial streets (Davie, Denman, Robson and Alberni Streets) are part of the community planning process. We invite you to attend a “walkshop” where we will encourage you to think about the way we design buildings, sidewalks, roads, landscaping, street furniture, […]

Information Session on Housing in the West End

From the West End Planning team: Upcoming Event Affordable housing and homelessness are important issues in the West End. As part of the West End community planning process, this session will be an opportunity to find out what we’ve heard about housing so far (from both the community and the area housing providers), and to […]

West End Plan update with schedule of up coming events

From the Cov West End Planning team: NCN Meet ‘n’ Greet   Tuesday, January 29, 2013 6:30 to 8:30 pm Gordon Neighbourhood House (1019 Broughton St), Room 1 The Meet ‘n’ Greet is an opportunity for staff to share some of the exciting results from a variety of events and activities that took place this […]

The Comox-Helmcken Greenway section 1, at Council tomorrow, Wed. Dec. 12, 9:30 am

Council update Dec. 12:48 pm from Twitter. @theemilyjackson on twitter is reporting: “$5.4-million Comox-Helmcken greenway passes unanimously. It’s 2km. #vanpoli”

1862 Barclay St. goes to Development Permit Board on Dec. 17, 3pm

From Development Services for the City of Vancouver The date for the Development Permit Board consideration  of 1862 Barclay St., Development Application # DE415926, has now been scheduled on the agenda for the Development Permit Board meeting of: Date:               December 17, 2012 Time:              Meeting commences at 3:00pm Location:        Town Hall Meeting Room (1st Floor, City […]

Notice of revised rezoning application and community open house for 1600 Beach Ave. and 1651 Harwood St.

West End planning moves to “phase 2” with a series of open houses

Mayor’s task force on housing affordability

Municipal governments receive 8 cents out of every tax dollar that Canadians pay. Being at the bottom of the funding pile severely limits cities’ ability to solve problems unilaterally without the support and cooperation of other levels of government, NGOs, business and residents. This is not to say that cities should not being doing more, […]

Urgent public meeting to protect the last remaining natural foreshore in Vancouver

From Mel Lehan  Wed. Oct. 3, 2012 – 7:30pm at Kitsilano Sailing Club (just west of Kits Showboat on path) Organized by the Point Grey Natural Foreshore Protective Society KEEP THE MOST VITAL REMAINING NATURAL FORESHORE IN VANCOUVER WILD It is being proposed by some that we extend the seawall over the most important remaining […]

Details of Comox-Helmcken Greenway shared with residents, open houses planned