Marijuana Dispensaries: Legal or illegal in Vancouver?

Business owners and residents are upset after a third illegal marijuana dispensary shop opened last week in the shopping area of Marpole. On Granville Street between approximately 50th and 70th an array of restaurants and shopping businesses reside. In the … Continue reading

Vision Vancouver Donors: Profiles on the top 5 individual contributors

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Want to know more about some of Vision Vancouver’s individual donors? Take a look at the top five contributors. Donation numbers come directly from Vision’s 2014 Campaign Contributions list, here

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Increased collision reports on intersection of South Marine and Cambie

Infographic of collisions on main intersections in Marpole

Infographic of collisions on main intersections in Marpole

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Development in Marpole has been booming and with that comes an increased rise in traffic.Along the three main intersections of Marpole which include: Oak and South Marine, Granville and South Marine, and Cambie and South Marine, heavy traffic has been taking over and residents are taking notice.

The Marpole Residents Association was formed in response to the new changes in the area, one of the changes being the increased amount of density and traffic congestion. Continue reading

Traffic a problem for South Marine SkyTrain commuters

South Marine SkyTrain (Google Maps photo)

South Marine SkyTrain (Google Maps photo)

Pedestrians are fighting heavy traffic at one of the busiest intersections in south Vancouver but won’t see any improvement until after the major development project surrounding it is finished a year from now.

The MarineGateway development on SW Marine and Cambie, a major arterial routefor the South Cambie area, started construction in 2012 and since then the area has seen an increase in construction-related traffic on top of an already traffic congested intersection.

The South Marine Drive SkyTrain resides right beside the heavy construction and pedestrians have stated that the increased traffic and construction is threatening their safety. Continue reading