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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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Application Submitted for Development Permit for 3365 Commercial Drive

We have just been notified that this project is entering the final stages before the start of construction. The Development Application can be viewed on the City’s website here. They are planning to present at the Urban Design Panel on April 19 … Continue reading

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Investigating DCL Waivers

Hi All CCAN members Season’s Greetings and may 2017 bring you health and happiness. Global News reported this EXCLUSIVE, City of Vancouver says it mistakenly gave $1.5M break to real estate developer. Here is the link to that article: http://globalnews.ca/news/3099233/exclusive-city-of-vancouver-says-it-mistakenly-gave-1-5m-tax-break-to-real-estate-developer/Continue reading

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Grandview-Woodland Community Plan goes to Council

Sign up now to speak to Council Wednesday, July 27th!! This Grandview-Woodland Community Plan encroaches on the Kensington-Cedar Cottage Community Vision north of Broadway.. this should be opposed! Now is the time to act! Please sign up to speak on the … Continue reading

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Council Approves Rezoning at 3365 Commercial Drive and 1695-1775 East 18th Avenue

To absolutely no-one’s surprise, on Tuesday afternoon City Council voted 10-1 to approve the Cressey rezoning proposal for 3365 Commercial Drive and 1695-1775 East 18th Avenue with only Green Councillor Adrian Carr voting to reject it. As always, Councillor Carr … Continue reading

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Time to End Subsidies for Developers Who Build Rental Buildings

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about Vancouver’s miniscule rental vacancy rate. I’ve heard stories of bidding wars for apartments; rents are through the roof. A tenant I know in a 490 sf studio in a newer building in … Continue reading

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3365 Commercial Drive Public Hearing Gets Contentious

The defunct Public Hearing for 3365 Commercial Dr & 1695-1775 E 18th of May 24, 2016 was one for the books, but the re-do on Thursday did not lack for drama either. The meeting began with the usual formalities, actually … Continue reading

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