Vancouver city council approves Broadway Plan after long debate

An extensive plan for the future of Vancouver’s Broadway corridor has been approved, but its long-term direction is still uncertain and will only be decided by a future city council.

After three years of consultation and five weeks of debate, council passed the Broadway Plan by a vote of 7-4 on Wednesday night, nearly 10 hours after the discussion began.

Councillors Melissa De Genova, Colleen Hardwick, Michael Wiebe and Jean Swanson cast the opposing votes.

Mayor Kennedy Stewart described the plan as “innovative” as he announced his intention to vote in favour of the plan, arguing it will create “what I think is going to be one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in

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