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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“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 · Leave a comment

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

Letter on RT Zones

To Mayor and City Councillors:RE Item 3, September 29th, Missing Middle Motion and Proposed Amendment We are opposed to this motion and amendment and are writing to emphasize the issues … Continue reading

September 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blue Zone Rezoning Policy: Planners Update

Rental Incentive Blue Zone Latest Update Deadline for Public Input has been extended to October 4th To comment go to https://shapeyourcity.ca/rental-rz   Kitsilano’s RT7 and RT8 Now INCLUDED   The … Continue reading

August 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Neighbourhood Based Planning Petition

A new petition is calling for neighbourhood-based planning in Vancouver. If you agree  with it, please sign and share with your contacts. It can be found here: https://www.change.org/p/city-of-vancouver-council-officials-our-communities-our-plans-99961c91-4a17-497d-86c8-b385b3c0f315  

July 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Missing Middle Housing

On July 21st , City Council will be debating and voting on Councillor Dominato’s motion B6 that will encourage spot rezonings anywhere in the RS and RT areas of this … Continue reading

July 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rental Incentive Policy: Commercial Zones

UPDATE: Rental Incentive Programme “C” Zones In a very positive move in our view, at the Public Hearing on July 24th , a majority of City Councillors did not approve the … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Change.org petition

We have launched a Change.org petition in opposition to apartment building rezonings on West Kitsilano sidestreets. Access the petition here, and please sign (if you haven’t already) and share: https://www.change.org/p/city-of-vancouver-mayor-and-council-no-to-apartment-building-rezonings-on-sidestreets-in-west-kitsContinue reading

March 4, 2020 · 2 Comments

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