Another Letter to City Hall

This wonderful letter to City Hall was written by Sarah Groves who is both an environmental scientist and artist. 04 December 2018 Dear Mayor & Councillors: Re: Request for development permit amendment at Notre Dame School and environmental stewardship Although environmental issues did not feature prominently in the October election, environmental stewardship is the backbone … Continue reading Another Letter to City Hall

An Open Letter to City Hall

Our Notre Dame Neighbours group has written many, many letters to the City of Vancouver over the past few months expressing our concern over the glaring lack of community consultation re the proposed Notre Dame McCarthy Stadium. We've quoted permits and traffic plans and made points about parking, noise, traffic, safety, drainage and fears for … Continue reading An Open Letter to City Hall

A Visual on the Notre Dame Stadium Problem

An aerial view of Notre Dame School and the surrounding area shows at a glance why the addition of a destination sports facility on that site and in this neighbourhood is such a bad idea. A comparison of the size and location of Notre Dame School as compared to other high schools with sports fields … Continue reading A Visual on the Notre Dame Stadium Problem

Notre Dame Neighbours – A History

Notre Dame Neighbours is an informal community group. We are all City of Vancouver residents living near Notre Dame Regional Secondary School in East Vancouver. We formed in 2005 in response to Notre Dame's plans to redevelop their school and grounds. We support other community groups who are also working to keep our communities strong, … Continue reading Notre Dame Neighbours – A History

Local Concern Re Planned Stadium

Last week's arrival of this flyer on the doorstep was the first clue many Notre Dame neighbours had about BIG changes proposed for our community. NOTE: The day after the flyer was circulated, Notre Dame School removed the web page mentioned on the cover of the flyer, above ( Here is the information that was … Continue reading Local Concern Re Planned Stadium