"I am deeply disappointed – but not surprised - with the National Energy Board’s decision to approve the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. This proposal is a bad deal for Vancouver and our entire region: the 600% increase in oil tanker traffic in our local waters dramatically increases the risk of an oil spill, which would have devastating impacts on our environment and our thriving economy. These risks are simply not worth it and are why we see overwhelming opposition to Kinder Morgan's proposal from local First Nations and Mayors throughout Metro Vancouver.
A new modular housing project with 21 social housing units for women and women-led families was approved at last night's City Council Public Hearing. The project, located at 420 Hawks Avenue, will include seven micro dwellings and 14 two bedroom units built 'modular style', offering flexibility in design while providing high quality and efficient living space for families.