October 14th, 2021 Public Hearing – Shaughnessy Rental Housing Undergoes A Careful Resurrection

Public Hearing – October 14th, 2021When Hannah and I first moved to Vancouver we didn’t plan to stay long, as the “big city” felt overwhelming, and the transformation the Olympics triggered sure didn’t help. Admittedly, we laugh about that sometimes, as while there’s nothing wrong with a suburban life, we’ve grown to love the flexibility... Continue Reading →

A Final Battle – Vancouver Families Face Exile As Shaughnessy Fights To Preserve Community Values

4750 Granville Street and 1494 West 32nd Avenue Perhaps Darren and I would have skipped this open house if we knew it would be the last time we would be able to drop by the VanDusen Botanical Garden before it was closed due to physical distancing measures. After all, I would rather remember our visit... Continue Reading →

June 11th, 2019 Public Hearing – Local Business Owner Fights for East Van Renters as City Council Prepares to Reject 21 Rental Homes in Shaughnessy

June 11th, 2019 Public Hearing Last month, Hannah and I predicted this public hearing was going to be a rough one, and unfortunately it seems like we were right. While the elimination of over over 2,000 sq.m (20,000 sq.ft) of retail and living space has blunted opposition to the rental homes in Hastings Sunrise. Then... Continue Reading →

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