All posts tagged Metro Vancouver

Metro responds to growth strategy criticism (in All)

Metro Vancouver has issued a response to a West Coast Environmental Law analysis that claims the region’s new growth strategy plan could cause legal problems. At the heart of this argument are parcels of land in the Agricultural Land Reserve, in Alde…

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Regional Growth Strategy wins near-unanimous support, as Steves sounds warning on ALR

Richmond city councillor Harold Steves, who probably has done more than any other individual to save BC’s agricultural land from urban sprawl, was the sole vote

Nothing is impossible with community support

A few months ago I had the opportunity to attend the Social Venture Institute (SVI) where like-minded people from socially responsible organizations and businesses gathered together to look

New ‘Craigslist’ for local food launches in BC (in Food + Farming)

Non-profit organization Farm Folk/City Folk launched a new website that provides free online classifieds for locally produced food and agricultural products. It's aimed at strengthening local food networks

New ‘Craigslist’ for local food launches in BC (in Food + Farming)

Non-profit organization Farm Folk/City Folk launched a new website that provides free online classifieds for locally produced food and agricultural products. It's aimed at strengthening local food networks

Vancouver street crews need help to prevent flooding

Rain isn’t the only thing falling in Vancouver. The combination of the heavy rain warning issued today and falling leaves has caused city street crews to worry about

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