Each weekday, CKNW-AM (Vancouver) broadcasts an editorial commentary by Bruce Allen called Reality Check, in which Allen provides his point of view on a current event or recent news story. On Thursday, August 28, 2014 he talked about the Green Light Protest One-Of-A-Kind saying it’s one of the most unique he’s come across and encourages […]
Month: August 2014
The FCRA petition is amended to reflect the City’s decision to grant another temporary permit for Concord’s sales centre.
The FCRA petitioned the Supreme Court of British Columbia on May 22, 2014, asking that the Court rule on whether the Vancouver Charter enables the City to allow for commercial activities on land zoned for exclusive park and recreation use. On August 11, 2014 the City granted another “temporary” permit to Concord Pacific. Given this […]
Although the City of Vancouver has made it clear that Concord’s commercial parking activities on park zoned land are to cease immediately, Sunday, August 24th was proof that the developer has little intention of complying. Thanks to City Hall Watch for pictures of the parking operations during Sunday’s Lions game at BC Place. City Hall […]
The City grants the temporary development permit requested by Concord Pacific for their False Creek Sales Centre.
Concord Pacific operates its sales centre on the northeast shore of False Creek – the site of the future Creekside Park according to the BC Place/Expo District zoning bylaw. The “temporary” permit for this centre expired May 16, 2014. This was the last of a series of back-to-back “temporary” permits granted first granted in 2005. […]
The FCRA has asked the Supreme Court to review the City’s decisions to allow commercial activities on land zoned as “Park”. Not content to participate as an’intervenor’ Concord Pacific has applied to the Court to be a full party to the FCRA’s action. The FCRA opposes this. For complete information see our previous posting on […]
Hello, This evening my husband and I thought we would escape the sweltering heat of our home and take our children (ages 4 and 8) for a walk and play at our local park…Andy Livingstone. My family and I have lived in this area of Vancouver for 11 years now and have watched as more […]