Fascinating look into the plans, as they were over 30 years ago, for False Creek. Interesting montage of concept drawings starting at 9:44. At 10:36 Head of Planning Dave Podmore talks about the right-hand side of Pacific (heading East) with a view to the 12-14 acre park. At 11:13, Arthur Erickson talks about BC Place […]
We did have a number of media attend our event. Coverage from the Vancouver Observer was very thorough. For those of you who couldn’t attend, the VO article is a good recap, together with some great pictures. The Vancouver Courier’s coverage highlighted our friends at Marine Gardens. This is a family oriented affordable rental complex […]
Thanks to an engaged community, the FCRA Candidates Forum played to a packed house at the Creekside Community Centre. All municipal parties attended. We attracted 4 mayoralty candidates: Independent Bob Kasting, NPA Kirk LaPointe, Independent Colin Shindler, and COPE Meena Wong. Two sitting City Councillors attended: Adriane Carr from the Green Party, and Raymond Louie […]
High-rise developments continue to climb while fire-fighting resources shrink and Vancouver fire fighters are very concerned. They are taking a stand and delivering a message that public safety should be a top priority at city hall. Visit Keep My Vancouver Safe to learn more about important issues on safety, staffing, training and where most of […]
Sign the Petition to Concord Pacific Developments, Mayor and City Councillors of Vancouver: Design and build Creekside Park Extension at 88 Pacific Blvd (Lot #9) in North East False Creek, and deliver it to the City of Vancouver without further delay. at Change.org
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Citygate 1 1188 Quebec St 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The FCRA is a founding member of the Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods, a 24 member coalition of community organizations across the city. The Coalition’s Town Hall meeting featured 11 Candidates, including mayoralty candidates Bob Kasting, Independent, Kirk LaPointe, NPA, and Meena Wong, COPE. The Coalition has developed a set of Principles and Goals to guide […]
Don’t have a green light bulb? Here’s your chance… Tuesday, October 21, 2014 The Brighton 120 Milross Ave 4:30-6:30 p.m.
One of a trio of giant electronic video screens was being dismantled today. And residents who have been plagued by flashing lights invading their homes can finally sleep at night. City bylaws don’t apply The South-facing digital billboard—one of three—was first erected in 2011 under provincial jurisdiction and even though it contravenes city bylaws in […]