Monthly Archives: October 2014

Vancouver Aquatic Centre’s future: 2014 election issue for West Enders? Ask candidates where they stand.

What is the future of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre, a cherished facility in the West End? This is a good question for incumbent and hopeful candidates for Mayor, City Council, and Park Board leading up to the November 15 civic election … Continue reading

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Debate of City Council Candidates (on planning issues — all neighbourhoods, West End welcome) Oct 20 (Mon), by RAMP

City Council Candidates’ Debate (Planning issues, all neighbourhoods, citywide) Monday, October 20, 2014, 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm (doors open 6:30) Heritage Hall (Main Street and East 15th Avenue) Special WEN note to West Enders: In contrast to past elections, the … Continue reading

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Mayoral and Council Candidates – Town Hall Meeting at St. James Community Hall (Oct 15, Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods)

Notice: West Enders (and citizens from all over Vancouver) are encouraged to attend this event in Kitsilano, and/or to send in your questions for candidates in advance of the meeting. Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods (CVN) Town Hall Meeting with Candidates … Continue reading

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“Murder at the Sands” (Nov. 6, Best Western Sands Hotel): Annual fundraiser for West End – Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre

(This is a public service announcement, received from West End Citizens’ Action Network (WECAN). The very popular West End – Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre’s annual fundraiser “Murder at the Sands” is November 6 at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Sands Hotel. … Continue reading

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WESTENDER Rants/Raves: The Lauren is totally bogus (WEN Director’s response to article by editor)

(Updated) Here we provide the text of a letter by WEN Director Virginia Richards that was published in the October 9, 2014, issue of WE Vancouver (The Westender). She wrote it to set the record straight, in response to an article entitled “West End rental … Continue reading

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