Ambleside Dundarave Ratepayers Association

ADRA

The Ambleside and Dundarave Ratepayers’ Association (ADRA), a legally constituted society run entirely by volunteers. We strive to inform and involve our members so they may better influence important issues in their community.

Our enviable quality of life is something we wish to maintain, enhance and share.

 

1.  IMPORTANT DATES

October 3
 All Candidates Meeting for West Vancouver Councillors
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7-9 p.m.
Marine Room, West Vancouver Seniors Centre
695 21st Street, West Vancouver, B.C.

October 9
All Candidates for West Vancouver Mayor
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
7-9 p.m.
Audio-visual Room,
West Vancouver Seniors Centre
695 21st Street, West Vancouver, B.C.
Priority seating to ADRA members.
(Membership applications and renewals can be found at   http://adrawestvan.ca/contact-us

 ADVANCE POLL OPPORTUNITIES:  Municipal Hall

Saturday, October 6

Tuesday, October 9

Wednesday, October 10

Thursday, October 11

Friday, October 12

Sunday, October 14

Monday, October 15

 

2.  PHASE 2 SURVEY FROM THE INDEPENDENT COMMISSION ON MOBILITY PRICING:

https://its-time-en-2.ethelo.net/projects/5a4bd68169702d52ad370000/vote/project-user/background?utm_source=its-time&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=engagement&utm_term=press-release

 

3.  NEW NORTH SHORE NEWSPAPER

A new newspaper, providing alternative political content is now being published on the North Shore.  The Global Canadian is a free publication available in newspaper boxes, coffee shops as well as the Library and Seniors Centre. The January 15-31 edition included many interesting points of view from many different North Shore groups including the one below by by ADRA president Scenery Slater.  We invite you use the  “share” and “like” buttons included in the below link.

https://www.theglobalcanadian.com/quality-life-vision-ambleside-dundarave-ratepayers-association/

4.  ARTICLES OF INTEREST

(Control+Click on link)

Livability Must Not be Forgotten in the Civic Debates About Housing (Vancouver Sun, September 19, 2018 p. A1-A2)

https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/daphne-bramham-its-time-to-start-asking-tough-questions-of-civic-candidates

 

Growth and Affordability  (Vancouver Sun,  Sept 15, 2018, p. B2)

The following link is from the Vancouver Sun. It is a timely article which discusses the disconnect between growth and affordability.  Just click on the link below.

https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/elizabeth-murphy-citys-high-housing-growth-rate-making-homes-less-affordable

 

Vancouver City Hall is slamming through destructive new zoning without giving citizens a say  Vancouver Sun, September 14, 2018

https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/elizabeth-murphy-vancouver-city-hall-is-slamming-through-destructive-new-zoning-without-giving-citizens-a-say

 

Growth and Affordability  (Vancouver Sun, 15, Sep 2018, PageB2)

The following link is from the Vancouver Sun. It is a timely article which discusses the disconnect between growth and affordability.  Just click on the link below.

https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/elizabeth-murphy-citys-high-housing-growth-rate-making-homes-less-affordable

 

Vancouver City Hall is slamming through destructive new zoning without giving citizens a say  Vancouver Sun, September 14, 2018

https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/elizabeth-murphy-vancouver-city-hall-is-slamming-through-destructive-new-zoning-without-giving-citizens-a-say

 

Rebellion in the Neighbouhood  (Global Canadian Feb 19, 2018)

https://www.theglobalcanadian.com/2138-2/

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