June 28th-30th & July 14th, 2022 Public Hearing – Kitsilano Groundhogs Force Supportive Social Homes To A New Low

Public Hearing – June 28th, 2022Update July 5th, 2022 : After spending 15 hours over three days, city council has approved Items 1 & 2, and has heard from 116 speakers on Item 3. While this meeting will resume on July 14th, at 3pm, with at least 130 speaker remaining (estimated at 15 hours), it's... Continue Reading →

June 14th, 2022 Public Hearing – Off With Their Heads! Vancouver’s Most Vulnerable Get The Royal Treatment

Public Hearing – June 14th, 2022With less than eight weeks to go before city council stops meeting until after the election, Hannah and I expected this would be a busy time. However, we never would have guessed seven public hearings would be scheduled within the next month, especially since they’ll draw literally hundreds of public... Continue Reading →

February 11th 2021 Public Hearing – Moderate Income Rental Homes Face Danger In Vancouver’s Quiet Place While A Landmark Rises From the Ashes

Public Hearing – February 11th, 2021Update 03/03/2021 – After several nights of hearing from public speakers on Item #3, city council will finally decide its fate on March 4th at a back up meeting set to start at 3pm. Items #1 and #2 have already been approved.It’s odd to write about a public hearing where several... Continue Reading →

September 10th & 12th, 2019 Public Hearing – Misinformation Seeks To Defeat Tortured Rental Housing – Developer Anxiety Leads To More Protections For Marpole Renters

September 10th & 12th, 2019 Public Hearing - With the end of City Council's August break, the public hearing process starts up this week with two meetings that will probably have little in common. The one on September 10th will likely be a quick affair, as there are two text amendments (1, 2), two heritage... Continue Reading →

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