Circus can go ahead on cricket ground – August 20, 1888

Circus can go ahead on cricket ground – August 20, 1888

Council allows recreation grounds used by Sell’s Circus without permission for once, but permission will be needed in future. Land budget for school south of False Creek increased to $910 from $500. Budget of $500 set aside to build a City Morgue. Park Ranger to be hired to keep roads clear, and make sure people are not cutting wood without permission. (more…)

Vancouver wants False Creek portion east of Main Street – March 28, 1887

Vancouver wants False Creek portion east of Main Street – March 28, 1887

City Clerk to write to Canadian government to ask that “all of False Creek east of Westminster Avenue (now Main Street) be granted to the City. Aldermen Alexander, D. Oppenheimer, L.A. Hamilton and Lefevre to negotiate a contract with Coquitlam Water Works. Muir and Pratt awarded contract for improvement of Hastings St. and Jas. Clandenning for Gore Ave. Aldermen Hamilton, Lefevre and D. Oppenheimer to negotiate purchase of five blocks suitable for a city park. (more…)

Vancouver has found $10,000 loan – August 23, 1886

Vancouver has found $10,000 loan – August 23, 1886

As False Creek’s navigable waters are essential to businesses on the shore, no one shall be permitted to build a bridge unless there is a draw large enough to admit all vessels.Bank of British Columbia agreed to lend the city $10,000. Chairmen of City Committees to review their expenses and work together to form a joint budget. (more…)