City Council

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

 

New rental apartment buildings proposed on Edge Street in Maple Ridge, drawn by Integra Architecture.

Proposed rental unit project nearing end of Maple Ridge’s approval process

Would see 209 rental units in the city’s downtown core

 

Muse Cannabis is opening a store in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

New cannabis retailer coming to Maple Ridge this spring

Council gives approval to Muse Cannabis

 

A concrete panel noise barrier along Golden Ears Way in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows plans sound wall along Airport Way

The barrier would cost an estimated $1.6 million, to be completed in three years

A concrete panel noise barrier along Golden Ears Way in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.

Hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars from logistics park

CPR at public meeting of Pitt Meadows council

A map of CP’s proposed logistics park.
(Special to The News)

Maple Ridge council approves 3.6 per cent tax increase

Council defeats motion that would lower taxes during pandemic

(Special to The News)
Maple Ridge city hall. (News Files)

Maple Ridge council approves updated zoning bylaw

City’s current zoning bylaw has been in place since 1985

Maple Ridge city hall. (News Files)
CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

From ‘The Natural Place’ to ‘The Industrial Place’

Pitt Meadows residents, council rally against CPR logistics park

CP Rail intends to create a logistics park with fuel and grain storage in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows council in budget deliberations online.

Pitt Meadows council budgets 3.77 per cent tax increase for 2021

New spends include Four firefighter and new communications system for fire department

Pitt Meadows council in budget deliberations online.
Maple Ridge council has chosen a concept for development of the Yennadon Lands.

Maple Ridge council chooses a plan for Yennadon Lands

25 hectare site will be developed as employment lands

Maple Ridge council has chosen a concept for development of the Yennadon Lands.
A massive fire broke out at the CP Rail yard in Port Coquitlam in 2018 after a train collided with a truck carrying ethanol. (Black Press files)

CP’s logistics yard brings new level of fire hazard to Pitt Meadows

Fire department will need more career firefighters and training: Larsson

A massive fire broke out at the CP Rail yard in Port Coquitlam in 2018 after a train collided with a truck carrying ethanol. (Black Press files)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows city hall and residents oppose new CP Rail operation

Company announces plans for CP Logistics Park: Vancouver

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
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LETTER: Pointing out an issue is not ‘shaming,’ reader argues

Duncan has been as strong advocate for the community, and hopefully can continue in that role

  • Nov 30, 2020
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New Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall supports hiring more full-time firefighters. (The News files)

Pitt Meadows approves four new career firefighters

New council will have added six over three years

New Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall supports hiring more full-time firefighters. (The News files)
Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS – files)

Maple Ridge city council approves Lougheed transit corridor concept plan

Plan aims to create an urban environment with a focus on pedestrians, bicycles, and green features

Maple Ridge city hall. (THE NEWS – files)
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LETTER: Councillor demonstrates her ‘major commitment’ to her job

Reader impressed by Maple Ridge council member’s devotion

  • Nov 19, 2020
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Route B and Route F are the two routes recommended by consultants.

Council considers key east-west route through Maple Ridge

Latest report on extending Abernethy Way to 256th Street

Route B and Route F are the two routes recommended by consultants.
Coun. Kiersten Duncan is recovering from a motor vehicle accident on May 3. (The News files)

Maple Ridge councillor criticized for nodding off in meeting

Duncan said chest pains had kept her awake for two days before online meeting

Coun. Kiersten Duncan is recovering from a motor vehicle accident on May 3. (The News files)
Council considered a report showing gaps in its recreation infrastructure, despite recent investment.

Council puts new pool, rec facilities on the table

Facilities gap analysis shows half of users dissatisfied

Council considered a report showing gaps in its recreation infrastructure, despite recent investment.
Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)

Langley City mayor says her removal from Metro board of directors is example of continued in-fighting

‘I’m not the mayor they wanted’ Val van den Broek says of the council members who voted against her

Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)