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Business license review will weed out prospective Vancouver pot shops

Vancouver city council has finalized how it will regulate and license marijuana businesses.

Mayor Gregor Robertson and council spent the last four days in public hearings where they heard the opinions of  nearly 200 speakers on how to deal with more than  606 more words


Meet Bill Turlay & Enjoy Clark County's Best BBQ

Received in email today, shared by request, for your information;

Bill Turlay, Vancouver City Council, Position 6, candidate announces a non-partisan meet and greet fundraising event to be held on Thursday, June 18th. 58 more words

Clark County Issues

Mark Zekulin: Vancouver’s pot plan would create more problems

The proliferation of marijuana dispensaries in Vancouver is indeed troubling. And while I applaud Coun. Kerry Jang’s desire to take action by regulating these shops, I believe his approach and rationale are entirely misguided. 430 more words


Vancouver council to vote on public Wi-Fi contract

Free public Wi-Fi could be coming soon to civic centres in Vancouver should council agree to award Telus with a major contract.

Council will vote Wednesday on a staff recommendation to award local telecommunication giant Telus a five-year contract to provide public Wi-Fi at 43 locations throughout the city. 438 more words


Vancouver city hall considers charging marijuana dispensaries $30K for business licence

A proposal to create a new business licence and zoning requirements for marijuana-related businesses will be put before Vancouver City Council next week.

Although the city has no jurisdiction to regulate the sale of marijuana, it says it can regulate how and where pot dispensaries operate in Vancouver. 544 more words


Conflict of interest case dismissed against Vancouver mayor, councillor

VANCOUVER – A bid by five Vancouver residents to oust the mayor and one of his lieutenants has been dismissed by a British Columbia Supreme Court judge, who found nothing “untoward” with a union’s campaign donation. 307 more words