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Councillor Adriane Carr’s enquiry initiates staff report on October 3 South Granville fire: firehalls left unstaffed and unequipped

Report to include risk analysis and reasons for the decision not to call out off-duty firefighters 

fire_granville.jpgAs a result of Green Party of Vancouver City Councillor Adriane Carr’s enquiry at today’s regular City Council meeting, the City Manager will be asking Fire Chief John McKearney to report back to Council on the massive four-alarm fire Friday, October 3 at an almost-completed Seniors Housing complex at 49th and Granville. 

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Advance voting stations in DTES and East Vancouver must be implemented immediately

Call to Mayor Robertson to reverse shut-out on advance voting in eastside neighbourhoods 

advance_polling_locations.jpgIn the name of expanded voter opportunities — not limiting them — fairness, and democratic principles, the City of Vancouver must immediately correct the total absence of advance voting locations in the Downtown Eastside (DTES), Grandview Woodland, Mount Pleasant and Strathcona, say Green Party of Vancouver City Council candidates. 

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