West Kitsilano Residents' Association

Our Community, Our City

Media and Correspondence

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News and Media Coverage

The issues we are concerned about are often covered by local news media. This is where you’ll find links to media coverage of important issues that matter in our community.

Vancouver’s iconic Hollywood Theatre facing redevelopment (CBC)

Letters sent by WKRA

The West Kits Residents’ Assocation will occasionally send letters to the Mayor, City Council and others, in regards to current zoning and development issues. We post those letters on our site for the public record. If you have questions about any of this correspondence, please contact us or leave a comment on this page.

Letter re: West End Zonings, January 23, 2014

 

One comment on “Media and Correspondence

  1. Concerned Neighbour
    May 7, 2015

    300 METER RULE ALLOWS 8 POT SHOPS TO SURROUND 2 LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND PARKS WITHIN 1 to 2 to 3 BLOCKS IN
    OUR SMALL WEST KITS MIXED RESIDENTIAL & RETAIL AREA FROM
    ALMA TO BROADWAY BETWEEN WEST 4TH AND WEST BROADWAY
    CHILDREN ARE SURROUNDED BY POT SHOPS RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET FROM LOCAL PARKS AND CLUSTERED JUST 2 BLOCKS FROM SCHOOLS
    AND RIGHT BESIDE CHILD RELATED BUSINESS – CHILDREN WHO GO TO GENERAL GORDON AND BAYVIEW ELEMENTARY AS WELL PLAY AT MCBRIDE PARK AND TATLOW PARK ARE EXPOSED TO MORE AND MORE POT SHOPS AND SMOKE LOUNGES NOW TWICE THE SIZE – BIGGER AND BOLDER RIGHT BESIDE RESIDENTIAL… NONE OF US ARE IN THE SAFE ZONE AS 300 METERS IS ONLY JUST 2 BLOCKS AWAY!!! WHITH DOUBLE SIZED CANNABIS STORE RIGHT ACROSS FROM MCBRIDE PLAYING FIELDS AND A NEW DOPE SMOKING LOUNGE OPENING UP RIGHT BESIDE CHILD RELATED BUSINESS 1.5 BLOCKS FROM MCBRIDE AND 2 BLOCKS FROM BAYVIEW.
    WITHOUT BIGGER DRUG FREE SAFE ZONES FOR CHILDREN AND WITHOUT INCLUDING PARKS, YOUTH FACILITIES, CHILD RELATED BUSINESS, DAY CARE AND MIXES RESIDENTIAL & RETAIL AREAS – YOU TOO COULD HAVE A POT SHOP OPEN UP RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO YOU IN WEST KITS!

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