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About leechap

A Community Sympathiser

Broadway and Commercial Safeway Site Rezoning

The City of Vancouver has received an application to rezone 1780 East Broadway from C-3A (Commercial) District to CD-1 (Comprehensive Development) District. The proposal consists of a mixed-use development with residential (including strata, rental and social housing units), retail, office, … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the “Modular Homes” Issue

I decided to attend a community meeting last week to get more information on the City’s plan to put Modular Homes on vacant lots throughout the city to house the homeless. The particular one in question was near the Nanaimo … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY MEETING on Temporary Modular Housing

Friday September 20th 2019, 6:30 pm to 8 pm organized by NEIGHBOURS AROUND THE NANAIMO STATION (NANS) Croatian Cultural Centre, 2nd Floor, Room #4, 3250 Commercial Dr (close to Trout Lake Park) with the attendance of Councillors Colleen Hardwick and … Continue reading

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Blockbuster Rezoning on Fraser Street

REZONING at 686-688 East 22nd Avenue, 3811-3891 Fraser Street and 679 East 23rd Avenue This proposed development will result in five newer homes being demolished and sent to the landfill. Welcome to Vancouver, “The Greenest City”. PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION … Continue reading

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New Community Group for Fraser Street Neighbourhood

Fraser Street Neighbourhood Committee We are a coalition of residents of the Fraser Street neighbourhood who care about the development of Fraser Street between 16th and 41st Avenues. Our goal is a Fraser Street Plan. We are asking the city … Continue reading

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Trout Lake Park Expansion Plan?

It was reported in various media outlets this past summer that The Parks Board had acquired a house adjacent to John Hendry Park (Trout Lake) with plans to demolish the house, the long term goal ostensibly being to buy up … Continue reading

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Postpone approval of Vancouver RT5 RT6 zoning amendments to allow community input

  The City of Vancouver has proposed changes to the RT5 and RT6 zones under a report to council dated July 25, 2017, that is referred to public hearing for approval. These changes have had little community input, only a … Continue reading

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