We recognize that the whole city should be engaged in the discussion of the removal of the viaducts. The viaducts serve as a major transportation corridor providing access to the city core from the eastern part of our city. The area around False Creek has the potential to be a significant heritage and green space […]
Article from National Post, September 29, 2012 By Brian Hutchinson Joe Wai remembers when this city’s Chinatown wasn’t synonymous with danger, drugs and filth. When people weren’t warned to steer clear of the place. Back in the 1970s, businesses thrived. Neon signs illuminated even alleyways, and restaurants remained open all night. “The sidewalks were jammed with […]
From Openfile by Michael Aynsley According to News 1130, there wasn’t much opposition to the Rogers Arena towers development when the City of Vancouver hosted the first open house on the comprehensive proposal Monday night. The developer behind the proposed project is the Aquilini group. If approved, the buildings would surround Rogers Arena. The idea […]
From the Globe and Mail By: Hadani Ditmars “Just look at all this wasted space,” says Larry Beasley, as he drives underneath the Georgia Viaduct near Quebec Street on a sunny February afternoon. “Think of what we could do here – more green space, housing…” “Yes and the new park could replace some of these […]
GlobalTV’s Ron Bencze looks at the controversy brewing over Concord Pacific’s seemingly low tax bill for the Northeast False Creek property and the potential conflict of interest of political donations to Vancouver City Councillors. A member of the FCRA Board of Directors, Sean Bickerton, is interviewed along with responses from the city.