West Kitsilano Residents' Association

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Welcome to the website of the West Kitsilano Residents Association! We hope you find all the information you’re looking for here. Using the navigation bar on the left hand side, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Plan

What are the Policies for West Kits? Rezoning, demolition and redevelopment is proposed for virtually every block on every street of our neighbourhood in the Vancouver Plan. And, if there … Continue reading

June 30, 2022 · 4 Comments

Broadway Plan Letter

To Mayor Stewart and City Councillors: West Kitsilano Residents Association is opposed to the adoption of the Broadway Plan at this time. Many amendments and changes are needed before it will be … Continue reading

May 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Jericho Lands Need a Human-Scaled Rethink 

An alternate, more livable vision for Jericho Lands has been put forward by two well-known experts on Vancouver development, Patrick Condon and Scott Hein. The City’s current plan is all … Continue reading

April 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Millennium Line UBC Extension Alignment and Integration

To Mayor Stewart and City Councillors: West Kitsilano Residents Association is opposed to the recommendations in the Staff Report,  Millenium Line UBC Extension Alignment and Integration A vote now is premature. Instead, we ask … Continue reading

March 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Council to Vote on March 29th on the UBC Subway Extension

Three years ago, Vancouver’s newly elected Council (all but Councillor Colleen Hardwick) were persuaded by Mayor Kennedy Stewart and voted to approve (in principle only) the UBC Subway Extension from … Continue reading

March 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

Broadway Plan

Planners have revealed their proposed plan for West Broadway. This Plan has been created in order to respond to the new Broadway Subway. The Plan proposes: * 40 storey towers … Continue reading

March 25, 2022 · 1 Comment

“WKRA suggests a More Appropriate Alternative for 2010 Balaclava/3084 West Fourth that retains affordable rental housing

The proposed six storey building at Fourth and Balaclava does not meet MIRHPP guidelines. Letter sent to Planners and Councillors November 18, 2020The West Kitsilano Residents Association has been working with … Continue reading

November 19, 2020 · 1 Comment

New: Neighbourhood History Project!

Do you have a photo or story that helps us all learn about West Kitsilano’s history? We are looking for items to post in a new section on our website called … Continue reading

October 15, 2020 · Leave a comment


In brief: The city is working to green-light 4 story market rental buildings along local side streets –  3rd, 5th, 8th Avenues and blocks on each side of MacDonald and … Continue reading

September 29, 2020 · 2 Comments

Rental Incentive Policy: Sample Letter and Writing Points

PLEASE WRITE TO MAYOR AND COUNCIL! PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS! Planning Department City of Vancouver Cc: Paula Huber, Sean Tynan, Anandvir Saini, Gil Kelley Cc: Mayor Kennedy Stewart Cc: … Continue reading

September 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

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