Monthly Archives: May 2012

Streetcorner info session on controversial West End rezoning, 1401 Comox, 5:30 pm, May 30 (Wed)

For info on this controversial rezoning (public hearing June 11),

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West End Town Hall Meeting, June 4 (Monday) 6:30 pm, Coast Plaza Hotel

Thanks to generous donation, we are pleased to announce the following meeting. More info will be provided soon about the program. Feel free to download, print, and use this notice here WEN Town Hall Meeting 2012, poster. Four-to-a-page print and … Continue reading

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Everything you always wanted to know about community planning (but were afraid to ask)

Click here to enjoy our slideshow about community planning. This will be useful for people who are interested in the official West End Community Plan process that has just begun. The slides online will tell you this: How zoning works … Continue reading

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WEN News: 1401 Comox public hearing June 11, Town Hall Meeting June 4, Donate!

Over 12,000 people have signed the “no rezoning without a comprehensive plan” petition and more signatures continue to arrive. . The City’s official million-dollar 18- to 21-month process to create a West End Community Plan has just begun. But major spot rezonings continue and more may … Continue reading

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June 11 is Day One for controversial public hearing on 1401 Comox rezoning for 22-storey tower in West End: WEN calls on citizens to prepare speeches

On May 15, Vancouver Council voted to send the controversial rezoning and development application for a 22-storey tower at 1401 Comox (former site of St. John’s Church) to a public hearing. All Vision Vancouver councillors voted in favor. Only Councillors … Continue reading

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WEN asks City Council NOT to send 1401 Comox to public hearing, citing errors, omissions in staff report

May 14, 2012 Mayor Gregor Robertson and City Councillors, City of Vancouver RE: WEN Letter to Mayor and Council – 1401 Comox Street [ Item P1 – May 15, 2012 ] Dear Mayor and Council: In the regular Council meeting … Continue reading

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City Council considers controversial proposal for 1401 Comox rezoning: Massive bulk and height remain unchanged

The City of Vancouver has now published the Staff Report on the market rental STIR (Short Term Incentives for Rental) development project at 1401 Comox Street (site of former St. John’s Church).  The City Council will consider this item at … Continue reading

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Have your say on the West End Community Plan at these events

Have your say about the West End Community Plan at these City of Vancouver Events. West End Community Storytelling Event: There’s no place like home (Discover your community through the eyes of your neighbours) Thursday May 10 (from 7 – … Continue reading

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“West End Village — Quest for a West End Plan” — WEN to hold Jane’s Walk May 5 and 6

This weekend across Canada and around the world, Jane’s Walks will be hosted by locals in celebration of their own communities. A number of walks will be held in the West End. For West End Neighbours, Liz Carney will lead … Continue reading

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