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Excerpt: …comprehensive information would be very useful for anyone to track the implementation and impacts of  the West End Community Plan. One would expect the City of Vancouver’s planning department staff to have been tracking this data for decades, but particularly since the new community plan was adopted nearly seven years ago. Does the Park...
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PUBLIC HEARING TO CONTINUE SEPT. 30: On September 17, 2020, Council concluded hearing from speakers, closed the speakers list and receipt of public comments, heard closing comments from the applicant and referred questions to staff, and debate and decision to the reconvening Public Hearing on September 30, 2020 at 3 pm.   Public Hearing September...
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Members of the public may attend at City Hall to hear and watch the meeting proceedings. Due to COVID-19, it is recommended that speakers participate by telephone or provide written submissions; however, space will be made available at City Hall to accommodate those who are unable to participate by telephone. Protective masks are recommended. Hearing Date:...
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Excerpt: Canada is the fifth most popular nation for high-end property investors from the world’s most populous nation. The only countries ahead of Canada are China’s relatively nearby neighbours of Thailand, Australia and Japan, as well as the U.S. The Hurun Report, which also tracks the real estate desires of affluent Chinese, says that Metro...
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Excerpt: We point out that whatever were the steps leading up to this point, our elected officials are in no way “fettered” or obligated to support this or any application when it reaches the Public Hearing. They are, in principle and in law, absolutely free to vote oppose, support, or abstain, based on what they...
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PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED: Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 6 pm This Public Hearing is to be convened by electronic means as authorized by Ministerial Order No. M192, “Local Government Meetings and Bylaw Process (COVID-19) Order No. 3 “ Members of the public may attend at City Hall to hear and watch the meeting proceedings, but...
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Excerpt: One of Vancouver’s most beloved swim spots, Sunset Beach, is closed for swimming and other water sports due to high E. coli content. Vancouver Coastal Health samples the water daily at beaches across Metro Vancouver, and put out an alert on Saturday, saying the West End beach is closed for swimming until further notice....
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Excerpt: Homeless counts have taken place across the Metro Vancouver region every three years since 2002. The City of Vancouver started conducting an annual count in 2010. Each year, the count takes place throughout the city over a 24 hour period in March, inside shelters during the evening, and on the streets the next day. Although counts do not give...
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Excerpt:  The staff at City Hall are pushing a huge amount of business through the Council pipeline, some items controversial and with long-lasting implications for the City. By the start of the summer hiatus, a total of ten public hearing dates (including reconvened/carried over) will have been completed in just June and July. There have...
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Excerpt:  Social housing used to mean housing for low-income people. In Vancouver, social housing means another thing. In 2014, the ruling Vision Vancouver party of then-mayor Gregor Robertson changed the definition of social housing. Social housing in Vancouver now means entire residential developments where a majority of the housing units are going to be rented...
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