On April 18th, 2012 Vancouver City Council unanimously approved the Re-zoning Application for the parking lot on 1st Ave E/Victoria. This is a milestone in moving the project from Dream to Reality. A Public Hearing was held on Monday April 16, which was well attended by the public, 46 people spoke, 31 in support of the project. Thank you to all who came out and showed your support by wearing buttons, signing up to speak, and bringing a sense of celebration to City Hall!
Below is the link to the decision by city councelors
Near the top of the page, go to clip 1. They are talking about it at 1:50 (its one of the last items on video clip1)
The whole thing is about 17 minutes long:
The Video for the Public Hearing on April 16, 2012 (5 hours) can be found here: