In Court for Creekside Park

On May 22, 2014, the False Creek Residents Association (FCRA) applied for a judicial review by the Supreme Court of British Columbia, asking the court to rule on whether the city could continue to allow Concord Pacific to operate its commercial ventures on land that is zoned as park.

Follow our blog posts as events unfold…

General Manager of Engineering now admits there is no land use permit supporting the 9 week filming

In his latest response to the FCRA, Peter Judd now acknowledges that there is no permit between Concord Pacific and the City of Vancouver. Read more…

Peter Judd, General Manager of Engineering for the City of Vancouver alleges there is a land use permit between Concord and the City

Lot 9 of the BC Place Expo District is governed by a zoning bylaw which limits activity on the property to exclusive park and recreation uses. Read more…

David versus the whole Goliath Family

Concord has won its bid to join with the City of Vancouver in opposing the community’s petition for judicial review of the City’s decision to allow commercial enterprises on land zoned exclusively for park and recreation. Read more…

False Creek Residents Association battles Concord Pacific over commercial use of park-zoned land

Lawyer Bob Kasting is helping the local residents’ association in its efforts to halt the commercial use of park-zoned land. Read more…Read more posts in our Archives: Creekside Park First

Court Documents

On May 22, 2014, the FCRA applied for a Judicial Review of the back-to-back temporary permits allowing commercial operations on land zoned for exclusive parkland recreation use.

Affidavit filed May 21, 2014

Petition to Court May 21, 2014

Continuation of Affidavit

The City did not file a response, though according to the Rules of Court, it was due June 12, 2014.

Concord Pacific filed an application, asking that it be added to our judicial review case as a full respondent, i.e. able to bring motions, have a say in court appearance dates, be able to appeal an unfavourable ruling, etc.

Filed Notice of Application

We responded to Concord’s application as follows:
Response to Concord’s Petition

Supreme Court Master Taylor ruled that Concord should be a full party. His reasons are:
Master Taylor, re F.C.R.A False Creek Residents Association v. Vancouver (City), 09-03