Map of downtown Vancouver and the proposed BC Hydro substation locations

BC Hydro underground electrical substation proposal

At an in-camera meeting on December 12, 2016, the Park Board voted to allow BC Hydro to proceed with public engagement about the possible construction of underground electrical substations in:

  1. Nelson Park
  2. Emery Barnes Park
  3. Cathedral Square Park

BC Hydro is asking for your feedback in January and February 2017. BC Hydro will present a consultation and engagement summary report to the Park Board on March 27, 2017, along with the findings of an impact study. 

Learn more about the proposal

Documents

Park Board

December 12, 2016, in-camera meeting documents

BC Hydro

Conceptual drawing of an underground electrical substation provided by BC hydro

Conceptual drawing of an underground electrical substation provided by BC Hydro.