Voices from the City: Ivan Leonard on Harbourside, and Citizen Participation in Local Democracy

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Local legend and community activist icon Ivan Leonard shares his thoughts with NVUF on the recent public hearing regarding the Harbourside development, and the role of citizen participation in the creation of the… Continue reading

In Search of a Green Dividend

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Last night after reading this rather hopeless BBC article about the prospects of global economic recovery I proceeded, in stubborn refusal to abandon hope, to google the term Green Dividend. The premise being… Continue reading

City of North Van Seeks Input on Resident Parking Policy

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The City of North Van is updating its resident parking policy, and on July 12th they will be hosting a drop-in information evening to share information and provide an opportunity for feedback from… Continue reading

Town Hall Meeting: Lonsdale & 13th Development

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The City of North Vancouver has a vision for central Lonsdale, and it features the ‘town centre’ intersection on the corner of 13th and Lonsdale.  The current development on the South-East corner, a… Continue reading

Public Hearing at City Hall: OCP Amendment Proposal re Harbourside Residential Zoning

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What: Concert Properties (developers of the Harbourside project) are requesting an Official Community Plan amendment to change current light industrial/commercial zoning to include residential.  City Council will be hosting a public hearing on… Continue reading

Released: June 18 Council Briefing for Low Level Road / Port Metro Vancouver Expansion Project

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On Monday June 18, 2012 North Vancouver City Council will likely approve the Low Level Road / Port Metro Vancouver Expansion Project. Before the project is approved North Vancouver Urban Forum urges Councillors… Continue reading

Council Meeting Public Input Period at 5:30 PM June 18, 2012

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Important note for those citizens that would like to provide their input to Monday’s Council Meeting. The public input period will start at 5:30pm. Monday’s Council Agenda: http://www.cnv.org/c//DATA/1/87/2012%2006%2018.PDF

Council Member Briefing: Low Level Road / Port Metro Vancouver Rail Yard Expansion Project

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The North Van Urban Forum releases its briefing to City Council ahead of Monday’s vote on the Low Level Road/Port Metro Vancouver Rail Yard Expansion Project:

City Council to Vote on Low Level Road / Port Metro Vancouver Expansion Project

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June 11 2012@6PM Join NVUF at City Council Chambers for the vote on the PMV Expansion Project. Have you told your Councillor what you think?

Port Metro Vancouver Releases Environmental & Technical Reports on the Proposed Low Level Road Project

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As we barrel like a CN train toward the June 11 vote by CNV Council on the proposed Low Level Road project, at long last Port Metro Vancouver has released the results of… Continue reading