Arbutus Victory Garden sends letter to the City


The Arbutus Victory Gardeners have just sent the following letter to Vancouver City Council, local MLAs, MPs, and CP Rail:

It contains four actions they are requesting the City and other government to support them on going forward with CP Rail:

  1. *intervene by any legal means available, such as a stay of action or a legal suit, to halt the progress of CP’s bulldozers until such time as it presents a viable business plan*
  2. *prevent CP from spraying herbicides*;
  3. *place priority on finding new garden spaces for those whose gardens were destroyed*;
  4. *provide assistance with relocation of plant and garden material.*

In their letter to the other gardens, the gardeners from Arbutus Victory also stated:

We were absolutely devastated by the news of the destruction of the Marpole gardens and hope to halt the bulldozers before all other gardens are destroyed. We also hope Marpole gardeners will have new spaces to grow as soon as possible. Please contact us if you wish to work together and strengthen all of our voices going forward.