Ottawa & Toronto Hold Lessons for Our Neighbourhood Sports facilities at two Ontario schools should raise red flags for Notre Dame’s neighbours and Vancouver City Council. Residents who live near these facilities are complaining of high levels of noise and increased traffic and of once peaceful neighbourhoods becoming unpleasant places to live. There have been … Continue reading School Fields Fuel Conflict in Ontario
Decision Day – 10 June 2019
The Vancouver Development Permit Board will decide on Notre Dame's McCarthy Stadium on June 10, 2019.
No Bleachers at Notre Dame: City Letter 2006
A 2006 letter from a key City of Vancouver staff member proves that bleachers were never part of Notre Dame’s original permit. It also confirms that building McCarthy Stadium must involve a completely new permit application. The letter, written by then Project Facilitator, Scott Barker, was recently discovered in a file folder when a local … Continue reading No Bleachers at Notre Dame: City Letter 2006
Greenest City 2020?
The City of Vancouver has a long held, and widely publicized, aim of being the greenest city in the entire world by 2020. That’s next year folks! Hundreds of thousands of words have been written on the strategies and initiatives for reaching this goal. See Vancouver’s Greenest City Action Plan. It all so good in … Continue reading Greenest City 2020?
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