Video obtained by Global News reveals developer’s plan to control another city council

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Just as Vancouver City Council is poised to decide (see agenda, Policy Report #1) on what we believe may be the end game for developer interests by forcing the Regional Context Statement – Official Development Plan (see CityHallWatch media release) toward adoption without adequate public consulation, we discover news of developer plans to control council in another city. If this can go on in Calgary, who knows what’s happening in the Metro Vancouver region, particularly in Vancouver, with the two dominant parties funded mainly by developers? Watch the video, read report below, then read “Scrutinize this” for one major project in Vancouver.

EXCLUSIVE: Video obtained by Global News reveals Calgary developer’s plan to control city council, By Doug Vaessen and Tamara Elliott Global News, April 22, 2013

http://globalnews.ca/news/502394/exclusive-video-obtained-by-global-news-reveals-calgary-developers-plan-to-control-city-council/

Points, summarized by CityHallWatch:

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