Major announcement on Arbutus Corridor coming down today

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Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and the Chief Operating Officer of Canadian Pacific Railway are making a major announcement on the Arbutus Corridor this morning.The announcement will be made at 10:15 a.m. near the corner of West 6th Avenue and Fir Street.The city and the railway have been in negotiations of the future of the rail line that runs through some of the most valuable property in North America.READ MORE: City of Vancouver challenges CP Rail’s claim on Arbutus CorridorTalks intensified when Canadian Pacific indicated it wanted to restore the line that had not been used since 2001.In 2014, Canadian Pacific crews started clearing away community gardens in preparation for train traffic.