Tag: Planning

5 myths about the Viaducts and why they stand in the way of a better city

The groundbreaking report on the Viaducts and False Creek Flats going to council next week shatters five myths about the Viaducts that stand in the way of a better city. Chief transportation engineer Jerry Dobrovolny and chief planner… Read More

Viaducts review triggers bigger question: what is your vision of city’s eastern core?

Vancouver residents will be invited to brainstorm about their vision for the city’s critical eastern core — all the way from the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts to Clark Drive — in the second phase of a review of… Read More

Chong seeks to calm fears about collapse of Regional Growth Strategy

The province’s decision to require a non-binding dispute resolution process between Metro Vancouver and the maverick municipality of Coquitlam should not put the entire Regional Growth Strategy at risk, says Ida Chong, minister of community, sport and cultural… Read More

Business continues barrage against Regional Growth Strategy — after all, it has no plan to raise incomes

Who is responsible for ensuring the economic well-being of the 22 municipalities that make up Metro Vancouver? According to BC Business Council economist Jock Finlayson, it’s Metro Vancouver itself, the regional body that oversees water, liquid waste, garbage… Read More