Monthly Archives: October 2010

Update on telephone survey – check the questions

Many West End residents have been called by Strategic Communications (Stratcom) research to solicit opinions of the proposed development at 1401 Comox Street (St. John’s Church). There are many problems with this survey. The research company’s caller says they want … Continue reading

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Telephone survey from an undisclosed source

Resident Alert. We have received several calls about a 25 – 30 minute telephone survey underway by a marketing research company that will not disclose the client and the source of the survey.

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West End Neighbours (WEN) counters developers’ misinformation and spin on rezoning hotspots

MEDIA RELEASE (Vancouver, October 28, 2010) West End Neighbours today issued a detailed response to misinformation and spin from City Hall and developers. You can download the RELEASE, WEN counters developers’ spin in West End, 28-Oct-2010 and for a full … Continue reading

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Artist Tiko Kerr unveils painting at 1401 Comox (St John’s Church)

As part of the weekly WEN rezoning hotspots walk, on Saturday, October 23, popular Vancouver artist Tiko Kerr unveiled an original acrylic painting titled “Heritage Takes Many Forms (St John’s Presbyterian Church)” in front of the West End heritage church, … Continue reading

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West End Hotspot Walk (Oct 23) to 1401 Comox (St John’s)

Join us 4 pm Saturday October 23 at Davie & Bidwell (former Maxine’s) for our weekly neighbourhood hotspots tour. This time we pass St John’s Church (Broughton & Comox) at 4:30 pm for a street-corner info meeting. We’ll give critical … Continue reading

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West End solidarity walks

Join the “West End Solidarity Walks” held every Saturday from 4:00 – 5:00 pm throughout October. Meet at the “Maxine’s” heritage site, Bidwell and Davie Street. It’s a fun way to draw attention to the rezoning and community development challenges … Continue reading

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So you want to speak at City Council

West End Neighbours Cafe’ Series #2: “So You Want to Speak at City Council”. A crash course on voicing your opinion at city rezoning hearings was held at Neighbourhood House. More info here.

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Citizens Guide to the Mayor’s West End Committee

WEN has launched a “Citizen’s Online Guide to the Mayor’s West End Advisory Committee.”

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Mayor selects West End Advisory Committee

October 8, 2010. Mayor announces selection of 12 members of the Mayor’s West End Advisory Committee. More information and WEN comment here.

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