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 →

Underground Barriers Cause Royal Pains For Permanently Affordable Modular Housing Initiative

1406-1410 East King Edward AveIt was fitting this Urban Design Panel meeting was being broadcast live, with every chair in the room filled, as city staff announced it would mark the end of an era. Over the decades, they admitted city policy had grown complacent, focused only on providing a smooth transition between condos and... Continue Reading →

December 9th, 2021 Public Hearing – Forbidden Renters Find A Way Forward, But Will City Council Bounce Forty Million Dollar Homes?

Public Hearing – December 9th, 2021With the budget set, normally this public hearing would help city council ease into a winter break that lasts until the middle of January. However this year is different, as there’s plenty of unfinished business left to settle, including the fate of the Secured Rental Policy. Ironically, that protocol was... Continue Reading →

Public Hearing – December 2nd, 2020 – A Pleasant Hope Shines Through East Van’s Trees, While Rental Homes Look For A Safeway Through Vancouver’s Asphalt Transformation

Public Hearing – December 2nd, 2020Update 12/03/20 – The public hearing has recessed, and will resume on December 10th at 6pm. As such, one can still send in correspondence or sign up to speak on Items 6 & 7.Considering the difficulties we’ve all experienced this year, Hannah and I are grateful Vancouver’s second last public hearing... Continue Reading →

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