The road block at Spyglass Place and 1st was removed in July. City staff collected data during the closure, and will analyze it over the coming months. A public meeting on the closure and any future changes to the intersection is expected in the fall.
The Parks Board has provided some information about the status of trees in Charleson Park:
1. Approximately 130 Western Red Cedar were removed recently in Charleson Park. All of the trees were dead. Western Red Cedars have suffered from record hot and dry summers, and smoke pollution in previous years. This summer is more normal […]
As summer blooms, we can expect walkers, runners, rollers and cyclists to crowd the Seawall, and conflicts may well increase. The Neighbourhood Association recently contacted the City to express appreciation for the fully separated bike path and also concern that increasing traffic may be diminishing its safety benefits.
On May 30, Vancouver’s Chief Engineer Jerry Dobrovolny and Chief Transportation Engineer Lon Leclaire spoke to more than 60 False Creek South residents about the transit, traffic, biking and parking issues facing the neighbourhood. Of immediate interest, they assured the audience that in response to community concerns, the […]
Like those who saw the Orcas in False Creek this month, resident Yael Stav was delighted. Unlike others, she was not surprised; she knew whales would follow the herring. But what caused the herring to return?
That’s a question she loves to answer.
Five years ago Yael and her Canadian-born […]
By Kerry Gold
They live in the model community, a success story of livability. But residents of Marina Housing Co-operative in Vancouver’s False Creek South neighbourhood are feeling anything but secure in their housing situation, even though they live on city-owned land.
The 130 or so residents of the co-op will see their 40-year lease […]
By Dan Fumano
June 26, 2019
Mayor Kennedy Stewart has hailed Vancouver’s renter protection measures as the “most generous and comprehensive package of protections in Canada.” But residents in one of the city’s most successful neighbourhoods say they’re having trouble with their landlord: the City of Vancouver.
False Creek South, built on formerly […]
That the Charleson Park trees and shrubs planted in the 70’s were chosen to replicate the rainforest that had been home to the Coast Salish people for thousands of years?
That early in the last century False Creek itself extended south to what is now 6th Avenue, and east as far as Clark […]