Monthly Archives: June 2012

WEN statement: Vision Council betrays West Enders with 1401 Comox rezoning decision this morning

(June 27, 2012) A vote in Vancouver City Council today approved the rezoning of 1401 Comox Street for a 22-storey tower on the former site of St. John’s Church in the West End. NPA councillors Affleck and Ball and Green … Continue reading

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The 1401 Comox tower proposal reveals the nasty development game played at Vancouver City Hall

On June 27, 2012, Vancouver City Council is expected to make a decision on a rezoning and development application on 1401 Comox Street. This application first appeared in 2009, and in the intervening period of nearly three years, the West … Continue reading

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WEN releases key info for Ideas Fair on West End Community Plan process (June 23, 2012)

For the City of Vancouver’s Ideas Fair for the West End Community Plan process, West End Neighbours has compiled the results of nearly three years of community dialogue relating to residents’ views on housing and development issues.  WEN’s panel will … Continue reading

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Check WEN website tonite for basic updates on 1401 Comox public hearing

The Public Hearing for 1401 Comox was held on June 11 and 13, 2012. The majority of speakers were against the rezoning — with the major reason being the developer had failed to justify the huge requested increase in height … Continue reading

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Public Hearing for controversial rezoning application for 1401 Comox Street continues for second day

Public Hearing Continues for Second Day Wednesday, June 13, at 6:00 pm. City Hall Council Chambers Third Floor 453 West 12th Avenue Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1V4 Sign up to speak on the 1401 Comox Public Hearing by sending an email … Continue reading

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WEN issues letter to Council opposing 1401 Comox STIR tower rezoning, citing MANY reasons

WEN posts letter to Council opposing 1401 Comox STIR tower rezoning, citing MANY reasons, Public Hearing today, June 11, 2012

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WEN News (June 9, 2012): Speak at 1401 Comox public hearing June 11 (Mon), rally, Town Hall results

WEN NEWS June 9, 2012

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Town Hall 2012 video posted: (1) History of West End Development, (2) Recent Rezoning Cases, including 1401 Comox

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Rezoning the West End: The background story in 21 slides

The background story of the rezoning of the West End, in 21 slides.

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Town Hall meeting resolution on Affordable Housing, Purpose-Built Rentals calls on City Council to respect neighbourhood

About 150 people attended the West End Town Hall 2012 meeting at the Coast Plaza Hotel on Monday, June 4, 2012. It was openly advertised for one full week for any member of the public to attend. Two resolutions were adopted by … Continue reading

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