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NSV writes City Council on Proposed Amendments to the Downtown Official Development Plan (Including changes to West End and DTES Plans) on February 3, 2015

Reproduced below is the full text of the NSV letter submitted to Vancouver City Council concerning the Proposed Amendments to the Downtown Official Development Plan (including changes to West End and DTES Local Area Plans). This policy document will be … Continue reading

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We’ve saved character homes before – Vancouver could improve policies to reduce demolitions of character buildings (opinion by Elizabeth Murphy printed in Vancouver Sun, May, 24 2014)

Opinion: We’ve saved character homes before Vancouver could improve policies to reduce demolitions of character buildings By Elizabeth Murphy, Special to The Vancouver Sun, May 23, 2014 Demolitions of heritage character houses are undermining the city of Vancouver’s green initiatives, … Continue reading

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NSV writes City Council on Marpole Community Plan on April 2, 2014

Reproduced below is the full text of the NSV letter submitted to Vancouver City Council concerning the Marpole Community Plan. This planning document will be debated at a Council Committee meeting on April 2, 2014 at 2 pm. Letter to … Continue reading

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NSV writes City Council on Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan Bylaws, April 1, 2014

Reproduced below is the NSV letter submitted to Vancouver City Council concerning the Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan bylaw changes that will be debated at a Public Hearing on April 1, 2014 at 6 pm. These bylaw changes will affect … Continue reading

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Local elections campaign Bills 20 and 21 a DISASTER for DEMOCRACY in Vancouver: Election cycle extended from 3 years to 4 years immediately, with no significant change to campaign financing

Today NSV issued a media release on Local Elections Campaign Finance Act (Bill 20) and the Local Elections Statutes Amendments Act 2014 (Bill 21), both tabled in the BC legislature yesterday, March 26, 2014 . The full text of the document … Continue reading

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NSV opposes Oakridge Centre rezoning in letter to Council

NSV has urged Vancouver City Council not to proceed with the Oakridge Centre rezoning as proposed. The full text of NSV’s letter to Council is reproduced below. March 9, 2014 Mayor Robertson and Councillors City of Vancouver 453 West 12 … Continue reading

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Campaign Finance Reform media release and written submission to the Provincial Government

NSV issued a media release on Campaign Finance Reform and also submitted a written submission to the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development on January 31, 2014. The full text of both documents is reproduced below and the documents … Continue reading

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NSV urges Council to refer West End zoning changes back for further work and meaningful involvement with the West End community

NSV has urged Council to refer the West End zoning changes back for further work and meaningful involvement with the West End community. The full text of NSV’s letter to Council is reproduced below. The letter is also available in … Continue reading

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Response to Provincial Government on Municipal Campaign Finance Reform Motion

(Vancouver, January 20, 2014) Neighbourhoods for a Sustainable Vancouver today submitted a letter concerning the Municipal Campaign Finance Reform Motion on Notice at Vancouver City Hall. This motion will be introduced on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. NSV calls for deeper … Continue reading

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NSV letter to Council on Heritage Density Bank and Transfer of Density

NSV sent the letter below to Mayor and Council regarding the proposed changes to the Heritage Density Bank and the Transfer of Density. This letter is also available as a PDF document (click here to download). NSV – Neighbourhoods for … Continue reading

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