Here is the letter to Mayor and Council from the Ray Cam Cooperative Community Association and the Inner City Safety Society. Mayor and Council. I am writing on behalf of the Ray-Cam Cooperative Community Association and the Inner City Safety Society to express our approval in principle for the proposed removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir […]
Month: June 2013
Concord Pacific’s advertisement at YVR shows their vision for False Creek — all towers and a think green strip of park. Come to City Hall on June 26 and tell Council that we want the full 9 acre Creekside Park Extension delivered now! Here is what we have written: June 25, 2013 Dear Mayor […]
Representatives from Chinatown organizations heard Brian Jackson, the City’s General Manager of Planning and Development urge them to support removing the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts – in Cantonese, Mandarin and English!! Along with Mr. Jackson, there was a full complement of city staff including Wendy Au from the City Manager’s office, Kevin McNaney, Assistant […]
There is an opportunity to speak to City Council. This is our chance to ensure our elected officials know we want the park first! They can use other Concord vacant lots for staging viaduct removal. Not our Park!! The City should negotiate immediate park delivery from Concord Pacific who has owed us this amenity for […]
Stay tuned for a revised coalition statement that recognizes the participation of the Chinatown Revitalization Committee.
The FCRA will support removal of the viaducts “in principle”. We have formed a coalition with our neighbours to the east: the Strathcona Residents Association, the Grandview-Woodlands Area Council, together with a number of groups including the Strathcona Elementary School Parents Advisory Committee, the Strathcona BIA, the Inner City Safety Society, and the Downtown Eastside […]
On Wednesday, June 26th, you have an opportunity to address City Council and let councillors know that we believe they can deliver Creekside Park BEFORE the viaducts come down. The Staff Report on the Viaducts is available at: http://former.vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/cclerk/20130625/documents/rr1.pdf This report supports “early” delivery of at least portions of the park. The city’s plan will […]