With our runaway development and neverending amending or superseding rezoning bylaws being approved like at last Monday night’s city council meeting… Is finally having an on the wane affect leading to more & more CNV residents saying enough is enough; revolting against their en masse unaffordable density demagoguery. Hopefully they and many more will emphatically Vote for Change on October 20th.
Everywhere I turn neighbours are fed up with all the construction lane closures, bus overloads, shrinking commercial parking and businesses unable to find affordable qualified help. #cnvSOL
And here is the kicker… it WILL and can only get WORSE with our city council’s 11th hour efforts to ram through city council as many density developments as possible on behalf of their vulturous developer pals and in the name of their vainglorious infamies. #Vote4ChangeOctober20
Featuring July through December’s NeverEnding Mussatto Team Slate Oligarchy Governance.
December’s featured cartoon was based on a recent conversation our waitress shared with us at a local Italian restaurant. She overheard us talking about how rent was getting out of reach for so many local residents. She wasted no time letting us know her parents were paying $1400 a month for her full basement suit a few blocks away while she was taking courses at Cap U. She also iterated after finishing her studies she was going to look for career opportunities anywhere but on the North Shore as it was just too expensive – it didn’t make sense to her. She grew up in a nice large family home with a big backyard that she missed and knew the only way she could ever see her dream home realized was to live in a small town in the BC interior far away from our North Shore unaffordability!
What our Mayor and his Team Slate Hijackers don’t realize is many of our Millennial’s want a home and not a cookie cutter apartment or as our waitress put it or a concrete condo. Our mayor brags about the new attainable norm for our city is stacked cookie cutter condos and high ticketed apartments that “generational Canadians” are snubbing their noses at saying: “see ya”. Our city is unfortunately attracting residents from Asia and other parts of the world where pricey stacked living conditions is the norm. Most seemingly never expecting an affordable single detached home with a backyard, deck and double car garage.
So NV-ites we will not become a Ghost Town rather a culturally diversified, politically correct city where English will eventually become an optional second language… a consequential reality after fast-tracking density overload down the throats of its seniors, fixed income and blue collar: low to middle income generational families.
Featuring January through June’s NeverEnding Mussatto Team Slate Oligarchy Governance…
…And it is a little ironic that way back last January I felt since having done a lot of illustrations for developers via architects. It was only a matter of time before Hollyburn Properties owning the north and west corner of Lonsdale an 13 Street. (see January’s cartoon) Would knock on the mayor’s backroom door and say something like: hey density lover Mussatto time to shove our over density commercial and apartment development down the throats of those who elected you but did not ever help pay for your re-election campaign like we did. And while we are at it we will STEAL some of your city hall’s FSR – now pay up!