Progress on this initiative
998 Expo Boulevard (5b West) Public Hearing, June 10th
May 30, 2014 – City Council will hold a Public Hearing for the rezoning of Area 5b West, 998 Expo Boulevard. The hearing will be held in the Council Chamber, Third Floor City Hall (453 West 12th Avenue) at 6:00pm.
Attend the June 5 open house about the proposed Southeast False Creek paddling centre
May 28, 2014 – Learn about and comment on the City and Park Board's proposal to replace the existing paddling facility in Southeast False Creek with a new and improved permanent home near Creekside Community Recreation Centre. Drop by between 4:00pm to 7:30pm at Creekside Community Recreation Centre, 1 Athletes Way.
Tell us what you think about the 998 Expo Boulevard rezoning
May 22, 2014 – Can't attend the open house? You can view the presentations and share your views online.
The questionnaire closed June 1, 2014.
998 Expo Boulevard (5b West) rezoning open house, May 22nd
May 8, 2014 – The City and Concord Pacific are holding an open house for the rezoning of Area 5b West, 998 Expo Boulevard. The event will be held at the Roundhouse Community Centre (Pacific and Davie) from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
55 Expo Boulevard (International Village School)
November 1, 2013 – Construction on the International Village Elementary School will move forward, as amendments to the legal agreement registered against Andy Livingstone Park were granted without opposition.
Open house: 39 Smithe Street (10A)
October 15, 2013 – An open house was held to provide the public with additional information on Paragon Holdings' proposal for an "urban resort" including a casino.
Open house: 55 Expo Boulevard (International Village School)
July 16, 2013 – An open house was held to provide the public with additional information on the Vancouver School Board's proposal for their International Village School located at 55 Expo Boulevard.
Help shape Northeast False Creek and Eastern Core public consultation
July 30, 2013 – The City took on two parallel planning processes for Northeast False Creek and the Eastern Core. This included the viaducts replacement and the False Creek Flats – generally bounded by Main Street, Prior/Venables Street, Clark Drive, and Great Northern Way.
The questionnaire used to shape the consultation program closed on August 26, 2013.
Council votes to move forward with the final phase
June 26, 2013 – Council voted unanimously to move forward with the final phase of planning work for removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. This is expected to take up to two years. Staff will now conduct a financial analysis, and develop a work plan and consultation program for the project, including how the Northeast False Creek neighbourhood will develop.
Along with creating opportunities for housing and public green spaces, Council asked staff to pay particular attention to:
- Strengthening the area for festivals and entertainment
- Improving the road network
- Incorporating an urban agriculture centre of excellence including the potential for an urban food production centre and garden system
June 25, 2013 – Staff will report back to Council on the potential removal of the viaducts, the proposed replacement street network, and related planning.
Open house: Rogers Arena (7a) Rezoning
February 20, 2012 – City staff held a rezoning open house for the Rogers Arena Site (Area 7a) along with the applicant, Aquilini Development.
Open house: Plaza of Nations
June 2011 – On June 9, 11 and 12, 2011, we held open houses on future development of the Plaza of Nations site.
Public information session: Gaming adjacent to BC Place
February 8, 2011 – City staff held a public information session on gaming in Vancouver at the Roundhouse Community Centre.
Open house: Plaza of Nations
December 8, 2010 – The City and Canadian Metropolitan Properties held an open house and walking tour to provide an update on the Plaza of Nations site and to get commentary on key issues and options.
Open house: 10 Terry Fox Way (5b East)
October 20, 2010 – City staff held a rezoning open house and walking tour for 5b East, 10 Terry Fox Way, along with the applicant, Concord Pacific.
Open house and walking tour: Event noise impacts
September 16, 2010 – We held an open house and walking tour on the impacts of event noise on adjacent neighbourhoods.
Open house: Northeast False Creek high level review
September 2009 – Previous public open houses for the Northeast False Creek high level review were September 20, 21, 23, 2009.
January 2009 – Previous public open houses for the Northeast False Creek high level review were January 25 and 26, 2009.
Open house: BC Place Official Development Plan (ODP) amendment
October 4 and 7, 2008 – We held a public open house on the BC Place ODP amendment.
August 26 and 28, 2008 – We held an open house on the BC Place ODP amendment.