Monthly Archives: September 2013

Community Policing Day – West End – Sat, Sept 28

Public Service Announcement, from West End – Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre, via West End Citizens Action Network. Community Policing Day is Saturday September 28th. We will be celebrating by having an Open House from 11:00 to 14:00 and running … Continue reading

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West End Plan extension – Council decision due today

(Epilogue: Council voted NOT to extend the West End community plan process, but did give an open-ended extension to Grandview-Woodland plus $250,000 in extra funds and offered to create a “Citizens Assembly,” and also granted extensions for Marpole and Downtown … Continue reading

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WEN petitions Supreme Court challenging STIR and Rental 100 programs

MEDIA RELEASE September 20, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE West End Neighbours launches B.C. Supreme Court challenge to Vancouver’s STIR (Short Term Incentives for Rental) and Rental 100 programs West End Neighbours (WEN), a non-profit society registered under the BC Society’s … Continue reading

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WEN to City Council: Extend the West End community plan process, be fair

This letter was sent to Mayor and all Councillors on City Council today, September 20, 2013. RE: Consideration of Timelines for Community Plan Processes – Request for West End Extension Dear Mayor and Council: It is our understanding that on … Continue reading

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West Enders to join citywide march on City Hall Tuesday, 24th September

Here is our version of the citywide poster. Download, print, and post it around town. POSTER-WEN-letter, rally, 24-Sept-2013. See event details here.

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VPD Community Crime Prevention Forum – West End, Sept 19, 2013

Public service announcement Vancouver Police Department – Community Crime Prevention Forum Thursday, September 19, 2013 7 pm to 9 pm West End Community Centre 870 Denman Street, Barclay Room The VPD is committed to reducing crime in the West End. … Continue reading

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West Enders to join citywide march on City Hall Tuesday, 24th September

Residents of Grandview-Woodland, Marpole, the West End, and many other Vancouver neighbourhoods are uniting to hold a major rally at City Hall to communicate the deep frustrations around community planning, and to demand more time and better processes. WHEN: Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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West End Seniors Network – Annual General Meeting – Sept 13

Public Service Announcement: WESN Annual General Meeting West End Community Centre Doors open at 12:30pm, light lunch provided. Business meeting begins at 1:15pm sharp. All members welcome, as are guests. Members please bring your membership cards with you to expedite … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Champions Network meeting tonight Sept 5 – on West End Plan

Residents who attended our Special Forum on City’s Draft Community Plan for the West End on August 28 (see summary report here) heard references to the “Neighbourhood Champions Network.” City Hall created the NCN (official details are here) “to help the City spread the word … Continue reading

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Packed hall discusses West End plan Aug 28 – Summary report of meeting

(Updated 3 pm Sept 4) A packed hall of an estimated 250 people participated in the Special Forum on the City’s Draft Community Plan for West End, organized by WEN at the local community centre on August 28, 2013. Below is an … Continue reading

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