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Working Groups

Volunteer resident led working groups currently include:
Train Traffic and the Burrard Inlet Line
Strathcona Park and the new Arterial
Centerm Port Expansion
Most recent posts can be found here, or on each group's respective page.

Is there finally a solution to the intractable arterial debate? Richard Taplin’s presentation at the September meeting has been turned into a comprehensive report that details all the many downsides of the William.


On August 2, 2018, the SRA's Centerm Port Working Group received a letter from the BC Environmental Assessment Office updating us on the EAO review of the Centerm Port permit and offering to meet with us to discuss our concerns. 


From: Strathcona Residents Association <sra@strathcona-residents.org>
Sent: July 15, 2018 3:59 PM


Minister of Environment responds to SRA request

In response to our recent letter requesting a Provincial Environmental Assessment for the Centerm Port Expansion, we recieved the following reply from Minister of the Environment George Heyman.

Reference:  315626

 


Re: Request for a Provincial Environmental Assessment of the Centerm Expansion Project under the Reviewable Projects Regulation


Reference:  315326

The Environmental Assessment Office sends an update letter to the SRA regarding the Vancouver Port Authority's (VRPA) Project and Environmental Review (PER) . 


Reference: 312135

Response to SRA letter to Kevin Jardine sent September 26th, 2017.


Re: Provincial Environmental Assessment requested for the Centerm Expansion Project


Comments on proposed Centerm Expansion Project


Re: Request for a Provincial Environmental Assessment of the Centerm Expansion Project
under the Reviewable Projects Regulation or Ministerial Designation


Update: We ended mediation on August 28, as no solution was in sight. 

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The city of Vancouver has hired the Jefferson Center (https://jefferson-center.org/) to organize and oversee the Community Panel tasked with selecting a route for the much-debated new arterial road to replace Prior.


In response to our recent letter requesting a Provincial Environmental Assessment for the Centerm Port Expansion, we recieved the following reply from Minister of the Environment George Heyman.

Reference:  315626

June 1, 2018

Strathcona Residents Association


The Centerm Port Working Group is focused the impact the proposed port expansion will have on our neighbourhood and the need for a Provincial Environmental Assessment. 


NO ROAD THRU THE PARK!
The New Arterial Working Group is focused on keeping the proposed overpass and arterial out of Strathcona Park and off Prior St.

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