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Meet Your City Councillors: GWAC meeting on role of neighbourhood residents’ councils (Mon, 14-Jan-2019, 7pm): Grandview Woodland Area Council is one of the longest surviving neighbourhood association. Their first public meeting of the year may interest many neighbourhood groups, especially as Vancouver enters a city wide planning process. Public Meeting: Monday, January 14th, start 7 pm Location: Ice Rin...
Vancouver development applications snapshot 1-Dec-2018: For an explanation of our monthly snapshots please visit this page:https://cityhallwatch.wordpress.com/city-hall/snapshots-rezoning-development-applications/ As a free public service CityHallWatch takes a monthly snapshot of the Development Applications listed on the City of Vancouver website. Th...
Happy New Year 2019 from CityHallWatch: Photo credit: CityHallWatch Happy New Year 2019! With the new mayor and Vancouver City Council settling in for the remainder of the four-year civic election cycle to October 2022, there is a new game in town after ten years of Vision Vancouver. Our city has entered a new phase, but many of the ...
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Eating Clean, Green and Anthropocene (in Analysis): Scientists say our diets must evolve. Canada could lead the way.  Related StoriesWant to Know More about Dementia? Start Here (in Analysis)
On Photographing Big Holes in the Ground (in Culture): What’s the allure of ‘excavation porn’ in the city? A Tyee exchange.  Related Stories‘I Did Feel Vancouver Was a Sad Town’ (in Culture)
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Name That Skyline: Another example of a very familiar skyline that has changed so radically in the last few years, it seems to be a different city.   Click to see its context.
Turkey Mystery: Why are there turkeys carved into the Hotel Vancouver?   Something never noticed before while waiting for a bus on Burrard – either side of the main window.
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North Van council rejects affordable-housing project: “non-profit model is untested”; “not enough to address climate change”: Lots of concern and outrage across the region this week, after the surprise decision by the new District of North Vancouver council to reject the rezoning for a non-profit, affordable-housing project that included a seniors’ respite centre. Stories here and here. The decision was striking to many...
My intersectional, diverse, covering-all-bases voters’ guide to Vancouver council: Okay, deep breath here as I try to provide some insight into candidates in one of the most complex civic elections in Vancouver’s history. A word about the limits I’m working under, first. Usually when I do my little voting guide in the election, I can assess the performance of many of the candid...
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Free transit motion to be debated by Vancouver city councillors: The headline is taken from a CBC News story and the motion will be debated tomorrow. It also provides a link to the motion as a pdf file. The motion asks Council to support the All on Board  campaign. Apparently there is going to be a “research report containing evidence” – but that is not ready ...
Geography and demographics perpetually conspire against Delta: There is a piece by Justin McElroy of the CBC that discusses transit – or rather the lack of it – south of the Fraser and in particular – in Delta. As usual this is in the context of the Massey Tunnel. And I found myself irritated by McElroy’s journalistic attitude. Which is a shame since I gener...
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Scare Tactics: What the Landlord Lobby Doesn’t Want you to Know about Swanson’s Motion to Ban Renovictions: Now that tenants’ demands have reached Vancouver City Hall with Councillor Swanson's motion, Protecting Tenants from Renovictions and Aggressive Buy-Outs, corporate real estate interests will do their best to sway city politicians against strengthening rent control.
COPE is Back: A Conversation with Anne Roberts: It's the end of "Gregor's decade." Are we standing at the possible threshold of a new era in Vancouver municipal politics? Mainlander Editor Andrei Mihailiuk sits down with COPE Council candidate Anne Roberts to talk ward systems, movement journalism and how the Coalition of Progressive Electors ...
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2018 local elections: backlash, reform, status quo: Coquitlam Central, 2014 October’s local elections in urban southwest British Columbia showed no clear trend. Each of the more than 30 municipal jurisdictions has its own political cycle, based on local history and personalities. In Surrey and Maple Ridge we saw a return to the past; in Coquitla...
A pop-up village at the University of British Columbia: A promotional photo from DiscoverWesbrook.com showing new high-rise development at UBC In just seven years, the University of British Columbia has created a highly densified residential neighbourhood on its southern perimeter. Not everyone loves the Wesbrook project. The University sits outside...
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Merry Christmas To Everyone | May This Be Your Happy Season:
Christmas to New Year's The Busiest Film Week of the Year: The week of Christmas to New Year's is the biggest box office film week of the year. More people go to the movies on Christmas Day through New Year's Eve than attend films in the entire months of April and September. In that one week last year, box office topped $500 million dollars,...
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Ever wondered what the Park Board does?: Here's a video tribute to our 2014-2018 Board, produced by Margo Harper.To the out-going elected Board: a job well done. So proud to have been a part of it.
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A rising tide that swamps all boats: VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhereread more
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VSB Election Outcome vs Election Eve Prediction: On the eve of Vancouver's school board election I made the following prediction as to who, and which parties, would end up on the school board. I got some of this right. clearly my preference for progressive candidates made me slightly more optimistic in their favour than the outcome merited. Th...
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Rejection of 105 Keefer opened the door to new future for Chinatown, but will anyone walk through?: Yesterday??s 8-3 council vote to reject Beedie Group??s proposal to build a 12-story project at 105 Keefer ended the longest public hearing in a decade, a process that turned into a debate on the future of Chinatown. I voted with the majority in that vote and wrote down my comments ?? somethin...
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Gateway Theatre Presents Yoga Play: Win Tickets: Gateway Theatre Presents Yoga Play, February 7-16, 2019. Enter to win tickets to opening night from Miss604. The post Gateway Theatre Presents Yoga Play: Win Tickets appeared first on Vancouver Blog Miss604.
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Vancouver demographics: brief overview: With over 2,400,000+ population Vancouver is one of the largest cities in North America. It is also one of the cities which are regarded to be the cleanest ones in the world. The city has awesome demographics which mean that as compared to any other place this city consists of highly well-off peo...
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Must read: How the Premier??s flunkies snubbed a citizen: In my story published by The Tyee on June 22, I reported on the outraged British Columbians who wrote to Premier Christy Clark this spring to express their anger at her $50,000-a-year BC Liberal fundraising bonus and the $10,000-a-head party fundraisers. One of the emails to Clark stood out. A...
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21 Pokemon GO Vancouver locations you need to get to right now: Pokémon GO is taking over our lives. Here??s the lowdown, and where you can find Pokemon GO Vancouver locations. What the hell is Pokémon GO? You remember the Pokémon games from the 1990s right? Well, this July, (like everything else we remember from our childhoods) it got a reboot, with t...
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In loving memory of Russ Benger: My good friend Russ Benger passed away a couple of days ago, and it breaks my heart that I am so many thousand kilometres away from Vancouver to have even had the opportunity to spend any more time with him, to say goodbye, to celebrate his life and to be able to support my good friend Gus Fosaro...
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Mayor Roberston Appears to have no Ethics: November 9, 2014 Well this really pissed me off. Residents of the Seafield apartments on Pendrell Street in the West End were under threat of renoviction from developer landlord Gordon Nelson. Some elderly tenants received rent increases of 300 % and at that time the MLA for the riding Mr Chandra...
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Cyclist, 8, dies after being struck by truck in Nanaimo: NANAIMO – A family in this Vancouver Island community is grieving the death of an eight-year-old boy. He was coming out from a driveway on his bike accompanied by his sibling when he was struck by a pickup truck. “The incident incurred at approximately 11:40 AM on Sunday January 6, 2019 in the 10...

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