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City Workshops Hear Calls to Protect Existing Affordable Rental, Control Pace and Scale of Change

Affordability and pace of change were dominant themes at two recent sub-area workshops on the Grandview-Woodland Community Plan. At the November 29 event, covering the Cedar Cove neighbourhood north of Hastings Street, protecting existing affordable private housing stock was a

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Trust Remains a Key Issue as Assembly Turns from Values to Policy

  The Citizens’ Assembly on the Grandview-Woodland Community shifted its focus on Saturday, December 13, as it moved from establishing values to considering specific policies. The meeting at the Vancouver Opera rehearsal space heard two speakers talk about the challenge

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Second Assembly Meeting Explores Policies, Values and Community Concerns

The second meeting of the Citizens’ Assembly on the Grandview-Woodland Community Plan took place Saturday, October 4. Many Assembly members were itching to go and wondering where they would end up. Assembly chair Rachel Magnusson opened the proceedings at the

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(High Resolution)

The Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly put local residents at the centre of the community planning process. Forty-eight randomly selected local residents and business owners met eleven times over nine months to learn, listen and put forward their recommendations concerning the future of the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood. Download their final report here.