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The West End community planning process is launching!

West End Community Plan The West End Planning Team is about to begin a community-wide discussion about the future of the West End. The West End community planning process will be an 18-21 month initiative to bring the community together to shape a new community plan for the West End.

NPA starts its transit war on Broadway. Rookie Councilor proposes Monster Buses on Broadway

April 17, 2012- 3 pm, Update from Council on Bigger Buses on Broadway Today when Councilor Affleck moved his motion to allow bigger buses on Broadway (see motion), in a “friendly gesture” to improve the rookie Councilor’s motion, Councilor Geoff Meggs offered the following Resolve to improve the motion: council direct staff to work with […]

Worm composting and Food Scrap DropSpot

Worm Composting While the West End and the Downtown Peninsula is still waiting for comprehensive composting system for multi-unit buildings, in the interim worm composting can be an effective way to reduce waste by diverting organic material from going to landfills. The City of Vancouver is making a limited number of worm composters available for […]

Does the City of Vancouver need a rental advocate?

City of Vancouver Rental Advocate The City of Vancouver needs a full-time Renters’ Advocate to support renters who are being evicted from their homes and to be a voice from the City to the Province on the need to revise the Residency Tenancy Act (RTA). Since the Provincial government has changed the RTA and moved […]

West End Mayor’s Advisory Committee (WEMAC) Recommendations – 2011 Community Priorities Survey

Mayor Gregor Robertson’s Advisory Committee (MEMAC) recommendations that were dated March 17, 2012, will be considered by Vancouver City Council’s Standing Committee on Planning, Transportation and Environment at its meeting on: DATE:    Wednesday, March 28, 2012 TIME:    9:30 am PLACE:    Council Chamber Third Floor, City Hall The agenda for the meeting and the relevant report […]

Play, live, work and die in Vancouver. 2000 spots open up at the Vancouver Cemetery.

On the City of Vancouver’s website the Vancouver Cemetery has announced that 2000 new spots have opened up. Vancouver Cemetery The announcement states the following: “Vancouver’s only cemetery is located west of Fraser Street between 31st and 43rd Avenues. The cemetery’s beautiful vistas and central location make it a place where many Vancouverites have chosen […]