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Lions owner skeptical of sale windfall, but interested in managing BC Place Stadium

April 25, 2013

The value of BC Place Stadium is in the land surrounding it. The sooner that real estate is open to development, the better off provincial taxpayers will be, Sen. David Braley suggested Wednesday. Braley, owner of the B.C. Lions football team, reacted with skepticism to an election proposal by NDP leader Adrian Dix that the [...]

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City council backs plan for VAG’s new home

April 25, 2013
City council backs plan for VAG’s new home

Vancouver city councillors have unanimously backed a proposal to move the Vancouver Art Gallery to the former site of Larwill Park at the corner of Georgia and Cambie streets. CBC | British Columbia News

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Dix: NDP gov’t might sell BC Place

April 24, 2013
Dix: NDP gov’t might sell BC Place

The NDP has made a major campaign announcement… and it involves BC Place.   Party leader Adrian Dix is promising a full external review of all of the assets at the BC Pavilion Corporation. After looking at that review, he’s pledging to – possibly - privatize BC Place stadium. “I think that a case could be [...]

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Vancouver City council ready to give green light to new art gallery

April 24, 2013

Vancouver residents will get their first chance Wednesday to voice their thoughts on an ambitious proposal to build a new multimillion-dollar art gallery downtown on city-owned land. Mayor Gregor Robertson and council are widely expected to endorse a deal that would see the city turn over 1.8 acres of what is now a parking lot [...]

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Council to hear from public about VAG move

April 24, 2013
Council to hear from public about VAG move

Vancouver city council will get public input on Wednesday on a proposal to move the Vancouver Art Gallery to a site at the corner of Georgia and Cambie streets. CBC | British Columbia News

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