School Fields Fuel Conflict in Ontario

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

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

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