Stuart Mackinnon's BetterParks for Vancouver: City committed to ensuring safe and stable accommodation for people experiencing homelessness in Oppenheimer Park

City of Vancouver and Park Board Information bulletin         August 19, 2019 This morning, the General Manager of the Park Board provided notice to people who have erected tents and other structures in Oppenheimer Park that they must remove all structures by 6 pm on Wednesday, August 21. At the request

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Stuart Mackinnon's BetterParks for Vancouver: VanSplash strategy advisory group report: “Vancouver needs more pools”

Vancouver Park Board News ReleaseJuly 31, 2019  At a special Vancouver (Read more…) Board meeting last night, Commissioners received a feedback report on the draft VanSplash Aquatic Strategy outlining a vision for the future of aquatics in Vancouver.  The report was produced by the VanSplash Advisory Group, which was appointed

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Stuart Mackinnon's BetterParks for Vancouver: Commissioner Dumont’s substitution motion aimed at a fundamental paradigm shift around water management

VANCOUVER, B.C. – At last night’s Park Board meeting, Green Commissioner Camil Dumont substituted a motion introduced by Commissioner Coupar with one of his own. Coupar’s original motion asked the city to accelerate its plans to separate combined sewer overflow pipes (CSOs) by the year 2029, instead of the city’s

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Stuart Mackinnon's BetterParks for Vancouver: Vancouver Aquarium drops cetacean ban lawsuit against Park Board, signs new 35-year deal

By Simon Little Online Journalist  Global News  The Vancouver Aquarium’s cetacean ban lawsuit against the City of Vancouver and its Park Board appears to be water under the bridge.The aquarium’s parent organization, Ocean Wise, says it has signed a new 35-year licence agreement with the board and reaffirmed its commitment

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Stuart Mackinnon's BetterParks for Vancouver: Commissioner Dumont to forward motion aimed at eliminating gas and diesel powered generators from Vancouver parks

Published Jun 18, 2019 1:18 PM Green Party of Vancouver VANCOUVER, B.C. – On Monday, June 24, 2019, Green Party Commissioner Camil Dumont will introduce a motion asking staff to develop a strategy to transition the Vancouver Parks and Recreation system to one that is free of gas and diesel

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