ARBUTUS CORRIDOR PETITION AND NEWS

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(March 4th, 2015): More reports available online, including a video made at Cypress Garden on Friday when CP started to bulldoze the right of way, click here for more details

(March 2nd, 2015): both Cypress and Maple gardens have been bulldozed by CPR, click here for more details

(February 27th, 2015): CP started to remove “encroachments” along Cypress Community Garden, and will resume work on Monday (at which point all the plants, bushes, small trees will be removed between the tracks and the orange mark); click here for more details

(February 24th, 2015): CP destroyed Pine Community Garden, our neighbor garden along West 6th avenue; click here for more details

(February 6th, 2015): CP to resume work starting February 10th, click here for more details

(November 4th, 2014): CP will cease work on the Arbutus Corridor until December 9th, click here for more details.

 

CPR HAS INDICATED THAT IT WILL CLEAR THE RIGHT OF WAY AND CLOSE ACCESS ALONG THE GARDENS ON JULY 31ST.   MANY OF THE GARDENS WILL BE AFFECTED –FLOWER BORDERS, VEGETABLES, WATER LINES.  PLEASE HELP

1. PETITION TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY GARDENS AND GREENSPACE ALONG THE ARBUTUS CORRIDOR–PLEASE READ AND SIGN

https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Mayor_and_City_Councillors_of_Vancouver_BC_Act_quickly_to_preserve_the_Arbutus_Corridor_as_an_ongoing_green_space/?nFSOLab

2.  Facebook page to save greenspace on the Arbutus Corridor-great pictures of the Gardens  Please ‘like’ this page

https://www.facebook.com/thearbutuscorridorgreenspace

3.  Provincial MLAs David Eby (Vancouver-Point Grey) and George Heyman (Vancouver-Fairview) have written to CPR CEO in support of our community Gardens  These letters are posted here on the right or you can click the NEWS menu

Please note that Van-Quadra  Joyce Murray has an open letter to CP Rail below

Joyce Murray, Vancouver Quadra MP writes to CPRail to work with gardeners

http://www.straight.com/news/684351/joyce-murray-cp-rail-should-cancel-evictions-community-gardeners-arbutus-corridor

4. Federal MP Joyce Murray (Vancouver-Quadra) has an open letter to CP Rail CEO Mr. Harrison below

Vancouver Quadra MP writes to CPRail to work with gardeners

http://www.straight.com/news/684351/joyce-murray-cp-rail-should-cancel-evictions-community-gardeners-arbutus-corridor

 

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