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Vancouver: Park Board and Vancouver Market

vancouver: The park board operates 13 concession stands at parks and beaches across the city, with services provided by 10 different operators.article continues below Trending Stories Fentanyl dealer says demand for deadly drug is driving Vancouver market Greater Vancouver home prices to drop 21 per cent by 2019 analysis 15.5 million Vancouver home likely a teardown City unveils big moves' to help Vancouver renters In addition to a move to establish more consistency and branding between the different operations, staff reported on some proposed changes, including a pilot project testing alcohol sales at English Bay and Third Beach, according to Vancouver Courier. In public consultation, which included an online survey, interviews and focus groups, 79 per cent of respondents agreed or strongly agreed with the sale of alcoholic beverages at concession stands, 16 per cent noted they disagreed or strongly disagreed, and five per cent didn't agreed or disagreed. Park board commissioners received an update this week on the board's concession strategy. Staff told commissioners that, if it goes ahead, the project would include a limited selection of local beer and wine at the two locations. Other proposed changes for 2018 include offering new menu options, such as pizza, wraps, barbecue, salads and ethnic food choices, while ensuring traditional beach concession favourites remain; improving the overall aesthetic of the front counter experience; and implementing a service quality monitoring program. The proposal will come back to commissioners for final approval before going ahead. ( As reported in the news.