Student Life Centre Proposed "The Observer" is the new student newspaper at Notre Dame Regional Secondary. The front page of the latest issue (November), features a story noting neighbourhood objections to McCarthy Stadium while proposing an alternative vision for the school's longstanding "dirt hill". The writer argues for a more inclusive "state of the art … Continue reading Notre Dame Student Has a Better Plan for Campus
Minds Made Up Already The Permit Development Board has approved Notre Dame's application for McCarthy Stadium. The Board accepted the staff report without changes - only suggesting the school try to use the best materials for the new artificial turf field. There was a good turnout to the Board meeting - extra chairs needed to … Continue reading Notre Dame-City Says Yes To Stadium
City Report Confirms School Will Rent McCarthy Stadium And Recommends Approval of the Development Application In their report to the Development Permit Board, City staff recommend it approve Notre Dame’s application for a destination sports facility. This includes allowing the private school to rent the stadium to sports organizations and other groups. Notre Dame Neighbours … Continue reading McCARTHY STADIUM WILL BE RENTED
Here are a few more details about how to make your views known to the Development Permit Board. This is our final chance to influence what happens at Notre Dame before a decision is made. The Board meets on Monday, 10 June 2019 at 3:00 pm. It will decide on Notre Dame's application that day. We … Continue reading Decision Day is Coming – Have Your Say!
The Vancouver Development Permit Board will decide on Notre Dame's McCarthy Stadium on June 10, 2019.
Many of the FAQ’s at the Notre Dame Open House were taken directly from questions posed on Notre Dame Neighbours’ flyers & posters. While we appreciate the effort to answer those questions, the information provided was, in almost every case, misleading and/or incorrect. A major problem is the failure to address, at any point, the … Continue reading Notre Dame Stadium “FAQ”
Why is the City of Vancouver considering the construction of a massive concrete structure in a residential neighbourhood to be a “Minor Amendment” to a previously approved development application? The original application did not include a large, sunken, concrete structure with the capacity for 700+ people and an artificial turf field. Shouldn’t the construction of … Continue reading Big Changes. Not A “Minor Amendment”
3 April 2019, 4 - 7 pm Many of you will have received this notice in the mail from the City of Vancouver announcing the long awaited Open House at Notre Dame. The postcard says this is a Notice of Development Application. To be clear, the school is asking for a “minor amendment” to the … Continue reading Notre Dame Open House
The old field house at Clinton Park is getting a new lease on life with the help of Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House. Come to the party! Notre Dame Neighbours will be there, along with the Clinton Neighbourhood Committee. Stop by our tents to say hello. We'll have flyers, petitions and information boards. Activities for Clinton … Continue reading Clinton Park Day
New Traffic Study Announced! We just received an “auto-response” email from the City of Vancouver’s Andrew Wroblewski. He’s the project facilitator for the Notre Dame Open House. We wrote to ask him when the Open House might happen. It turns out it’s postponed until sometime in April. One reason for the delay is that the … Continue reading Open House Postponed