Little Mountain Social Housing: 10th anniversary of “Provincial Liberal government action to push people out of their homes”: Event April 8 (Sat), 10:30 am

MEDIA RELEASE: LITTLE MOUNTAIN ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY – SATURDAY MORNING On Saturday morning, April 8, at 10:30 AM, Community Advocates for Little Mountain (CALM) will hold a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of Provincial Liberal government action to push people out of their homes at Little Mountain Social Housing. Today, Little Mountain is a giant […]

City Council & Park Board agendas, week of July 25, 2016: Grandview Woodland plan, Little Mountain, Trump Tower liquor, pools, DCLs/CACs, parks, more

Draft agenda are now online for the last meetings of City Council (July 26 Tues & 27 Wed) and Vancouver Park Board (July 25 Mon) until the week of September 19, 2016. We copy the current drafts here and encourage citizens to scan the agenda, and then write or speak to them  on any items of concern. We […]

Little Mountain 15.3 acre housing site Public Hearing (July 19th): The back story of a tragedy

(Update: This hearing ended in one night after 18 speakers, and the final discussion and decision by City Council is scheduled for Regular Council on July 26, 2016.) The rezoning of the 15.3 acre Little Mountain Housing site will be reviewed at a Public Hearing scheduled for 6pm on Tuesday, July 19th. (Update: Documentary maker David […]

Public Hearing Jul 19 (Tues): 2050 SW Marine (Wilmar Res.), 6158 E Blvd (Kirkland Metal), 6588 Ash (Oakridge Lutheran), 155 E37th (Little Mountain)

(Updated: The first three items were all approved unanimously. For the fourth (Little Mountain) all speakers were heard, and the Regular Council on July 26, 2016 will have final discussion and Council vote.) An important public hearing will start at 6 pm on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Below is a copy of the official agenda as […]

Little Mountain Housing project no longer on hold. UDP review May 18th

The redevelopment of the Little Mountain Housing site is no longer “on hold” as the applicant, Holborn Properties, has submitted a revised application on April 22nd, 2016. Holborn is also the developer behind the nearly completed Trump Tower in downtown Vancouver. Full details on the revised application are available on the City’s rezoning centre website. […]

Two rezonings in Little Mountain area: RPSCCVIP opposes rezoning at 5037, 5067, 5087 Main St (Public Hearing tonight also includes 126-168 East 35th Ave)

Tonight, Tuesday March 24, 2015, there are three important topics on the agenda. http://former.vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/cclerk/20150324/phea20150324ag.htm The third item, Proposed Amendments to the Downtown Official Development Plan (DODP), has been a lightning rod for controversy (see Petition opposing this). The others are for rezonings to build a total of 89 new residential units: 1. REZONING: 126, 136, […]

Open House for 6-storey building at 126-168 East 35th Avenue Rezoning Sept 9th. Adjacent to Little Mountain

The City of Vancouver is holding an Open House for a rezoning at 126-168 East 35th Avenue. A total of 48 residential dwelling units are being proposed in a 6-storey apartment with a height of 67.5′ (20.6m). The building would have a Floor Space Ratio of 2.3 and contain 60 underground parking spaces. The land […]