Meeting Minutes

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GWAC Annual General Meeting Minutes Saturday, March 7, 2020 Download

This meeting included Michael Kluckner’s excellent talk on “The Bartholomew Plan”


False Creek Flats and General Planning Meeting Minutes, April 1, 2019 Download

GWAC Annual General Meeting Minutes, Sunday, March 17, 2019 Download

Temporary Modular Housing

Guest Speakers: Patrick Beattie and Duncan Higgon, Portland Hotel Society


GWAC Public Meeting, January 14, 2019 Download

Vancouver City Councillors and Neighbourhood Councils

Special Guest Speakers: Adriane Carr, Lisa Dominato, Colleen Hardwick, Jean Swanson, Michael
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GWAC Public Meeting, September 10, 2018 on 1535-1557 Grant Street and East 1st and Clark rezoning proposals. Download


GWAC Public Meeting, Monday, 9 July 2018, Green Spaces, Plazas & Creating Community

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GWAC Public Meeting, Monday, 4 June 2018, 1st & Clark Detox and Affordable Housing Proposal

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GWAC Public Meeting, Monday, 7 May 2018: Area-Wide Rezoning in Grandview-Woodland

Special Guest Speakers and Contributors: Joseph Jones, Jeanette Jones, Jim Lehto, Elizabeth Murphy

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GWAC AGM, Canuck Family Place, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Download

Special Guest: Hon. Shane Simpson, MLA Vancouver Hastings, Minister of Social
Development and Poverty Reduction


GWAC Public Meeting, Monday, February 5, 2018

Grant Street Development Proposal (1535/1546/1549/1557 Grant Street) Presenters: David Dove and Danielle Pepin

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GWAC AGM, Canucks Family Education Centre, Sunday, March 5, 2017

Special Guest presentation by the author of Vancouver Vanishes, Caroline Adderson

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GWAC Public Meeting, April 4, 2016, The Future of Our Schools

Special guests (as speakers):

  • VSB Chair Mike Lombardi and Vice Chair Janet Fraser
  • Penny Noble and Christopher Richardson, Trustees
  • Farah Shroff, Vice-Chair of the District Parent Advisory Council, and her son, Arman speaking about the impact of school closures from his perspective as a student

Trustees Patti Bacchus, Allan Wong, and Joy Alexander also attended as audience members rather than speakers.

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GWAC AGM, Canucks Family Education Centre, March 6, 2016

Special Guest Speaker: MLA Melanie Mark

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GWAC AGM, March 15, 2015

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Community Forum, February 2, 2015

Presentation by artist, author, and Grandview resident Michael Kluckner

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Victoria Park: Problems and Solutions, January 2015

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GWAC Public Meeting – December 1, 2014

Guest speakers: Hastings North BIA: Patricia Barnes, Commercial Drive BIA: Carmen D’ Onofrio, Loco (Amy Robertson)

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, November 2014

How cycling fits in complete streets. A public health perspective. Kay Teschke School of Population & Public Health The University of British Columbia

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, October 6, 2014

Community Policing in Grandview-Woodland

Metro North Transmission Study

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, September 8, 2014

Britannia Renewal Plans: Cynthia Low and Susanne Dahlin

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, August 11, 2014

Guest speaker: Jill Kelley, Board President, Reach Clinic

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, July 7, 2014

Guest Speakers on Cooperative and Rental Housing: Tom Armstrong, Executive Director of the Cooperative Housing Federation of BC, Tom Sakamoto executive director, TRAC (Tenants Resource Advocacy Centre)

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, June 2, 2014

Part 1: Seniors Services in Grandview-Woodland. Speakers: Cynthia Low(CL), Executive Director of Britannia, and Tom Durrie(TD), local seniors activist.

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Part 2: Community Plan / Citizens’ Assembly

Guest speakers:

Andrew Pask, Scott Erdman, Kent Munro: City Planning Rachel Magnesson, Susanna Haas Lyons, Maas LDP Consultants

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, May 5, 2014

Featured Speaker Jerry Dobrovolny, Vancouver’s Director of Transportation

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, April 9, 2014

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, March 7, 2014

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Venables Greenway. GWAC Monthly Meeting, February 3, 2014

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GWAC Public Meeting, November 4, 2013

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GWAC Public Meeting, September 9, 2013

Speaker: Vonnie Hutchinson, Principal Macdonald School

Presentation: Lewis Villegas — Charrettes

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GWAC Public Meeting, August 12, 2013

Speakers from the Downtown Eastside, Marpole, Mount Pleasant and the West End shared insights from the respective City’s Community Planning Process for each of their respective neighbourhoods .

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Public Forum on the Community Plan, July 6, 2013

Speakers: Andrew Pask, Planner, Dan Garrison, Housing Planner, City of Vancouver

July 6, 2013

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, June 3, 2013

Guest speakers: Chuck Lafferty, UNYA; Cynthia Farnsworth and Kelly Carter, Lord Nelson PAC

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GWAC AGM: April 8, 2013

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Monthly Meeting: April 8, 2013

Food Trucks on the Drive. The Viaducts

Jerry Dobrovolny (City of Vancouver Director of Transportation), Rolando Cardeno (Executive Director, Commercial Drive Business Society), Ryan Johnson (co-owner, Daily Catch food truck), Jak King ( as a concerned resident ) each made presentations.

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, June 2002

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, April 2002

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, March 2002

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, February 2002

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, January 2002

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GWAC Monthly Meeting, January 10, 2000

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GWAC AGM, December 6, 1999

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