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TDC Councillors unanimous on Waterfront Park and Grossi Point

Last Thursday the Council unanimously passed the Hearings' recommendations on Mapua Waterfront. A friend within TDC informed me that the recommendations next get "published"  and then a "working group" is formed to implement the plans. Exactly how this works out over the next year or so I'm not sure. Here are some preliminary thoughts - [...]

Best Practise in foreshore parks-playgrounds – Kitsilano in YVR

https://vimeo.com/228287025   If a picture is worth 1000 words then a video says it all! This little clip from a day I spent at Vancouver's Kisilano beach shows the "ambience" that we can create¬† for Mapua's Waterfront Park . Magical sounds of children playing, families picnicking , moms and dads watching carefully but enjoying the [...]

Parks and Recreation -where to from here?

August 14 is the deadline for submissions on TDC's Options for the Future document for Mapua's Waterfront. Hearings are next week, deliberations and decisions some time later. So, where to from here? I'm hoping that TDC will endorse and commit to a vibrant play ground/recreational space for MApua's waterfront park . Beyond hoping, I'm also [...]