2 Fields – Do We Understand the Risks?

Readers of this blog will know that the District of North Vancouver is considering a proposal to put 2 new artificial turf fields with a clubhouse in Inter River Park. Supporters of the plan describe it as crucial to the long term success of soccer in North Vancouver.  Members of the Inter River community - a neighborhood … Continue reading 2 Fields – Do We Understand the Risks?

Inter-River Fields Proposal: Reading Between The Lines

The proposal to build new artificial turf fields in Inter-River Park continues to draw ire from local residents.  Residents have been speaking out against the proposal at District Council meetings, enumerating their concerns in letters to Council, and contributing to the Inter River Community Association Facebook group. Long time Lynnmour resident Phil Dupasquier has done … Continue reading Inter-River Fields Proposal: Reading Between The Lines

The Value of Natural Play Areas for Children in a Growing Density Community

In a passionate letter to District of North Vancouver council, long time Inter-River resident Elise Roberts describes the importance of natural play areas for the neighbourhood children.  Elise's letter was prompted by the District's plans to replace a beloved forest area in lower Inter-River park with artificial turf sports fields. Here is Elise's letter, in … Continue reading The Value of Natural Play Areas for Children in a Growing Density Community