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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. history

Group argues services deal for Squamish Nation’s Senakw project in Vancouver unlawfully approved

 

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s high court won’t hear dispute over $1B Vancouver waterfront development

Dispute centred on one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land

 

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
The DCC levies to build a single family home in Mission and comparable communities.

City of Mission’s proposed new developer-fees would increase rates exponentially

Residential rates would triple; commercial, industrial, institutional rates would quadruple

The DCC levies to build a single family home in Mission and comparable communities.
Photo of the most developable 87 acres of land in the Mission waterfront master plan, owned by the Braich family. Kevin Mills / Mission Record. Bottom left: City of Mission concept art of the waterfront at build out.

Mission’s waterfront master plan adopted after largest landowners ask for deferral

Details in city’s future vision come under fire; supporters on council say it’s just a vision

Photo of the most developable 87 acres of land in the Mission waterfront master plan, owned by the Braich family. Kevin Mills / Mission Record. Bottom left: City of Mission concept art of the waterfront at build out.
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Petition takes aim at planned Langley high rise

A planned 45-storey tower is the target of some opposition

Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Concept art of Mission’s waterfront.

Mission council moves waterfront master plan forward to public hearing

Build-out anticipated to take over 40 years, require $212 million in infrastructure investments

Concept art of Mission’s waterfront.
A six-storey mid-rise apartment building is proposed for Corbould Street at Spadina Avenue. (City of Chilliwack)

Six-storey apartment building proposed for downtown Chilliwack

The 59-unit ‘mid-rise’ building would have 45 smaller apartments with built-in storage lockers

A six-storey mid-rise apartment building is proposed for Corbould Street at Spadina Avenue. (City of Chilliwack)
Map of South Vedder neighbourhood. (City of Chilliwack)
Existing properties including the art at the roundabout at the south end of Vedder Road. (City of Chilliwack)

Chilliwack city hall receives positive feedback for increased density in south Vedder area

But residents in single family homes in Sardis Park area aren’t so keen on densification

Map of South Vedder neighbourhood. (City of Chilliwack)
Existing properties including the art at the roundabout at the south end of Vedder Road. (City of Chilliwack)
Inder Mann, CEO and president of the Mann Group, speaks during the groundbreaking for apartment building construction at the former Safeway site in downtown Chilliwack on Friday, March 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Groundbreaking at downtown site marks ‘key piece of revitalization’ for Chilliwack

‘The rentals will be mid-range/affordable and comparable to other rentals at the time:’ Mann Group

Inder Mann, CEO and president of the Mann Group, speaks during the groundbreaking for apartment building construction at the former Safeway site in downtown Chilliwack on Friday, March 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A scene from the annual Yarrow Days Parade in 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Keeping rural character of Yarrow key to future neighbourhood plan: respondents

Planning began in Chilliwack after panhandle proposal raised questions about Yarrow impacts

A scene from the annual Yarrow Days Parade in 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Heavy machinery cleans up materials where the Abbotsford News used to sit, on March 3, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)

Former Abbotsford News offices and press hall demolished

28,000 square foot building had been home to news organization since 1977

Heavy machinery cleans up materials where the Abbotsford News used to sit, on March 3, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Redevelopment of the former Safeway site will start with construction of two apartment buildings with 193 units. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Two 6-storey apartment buildings in Chilliwack ‘nearing construction’ at old Safeway site

Phase one will see 193 apartment units in mixed redevelopment that covers an entire city block

Redevelopment of the former Safeway site will start with construction of two apartment buildings with 193 units. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Metro Vancouver’s board of directors voted Friday (Jan. 28) to send a proposal to develop South Campbell Heights lands for employment back to Metro staff for discussion of concerns that have been raised. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)

Metro Vancouver hits pause button on South Campbell Heights development proposal

Environmentalists, industry advocates weigh in on Surrey’s plan for industrial expansion

Metro Vancouver’s board of directors voted Friday (Jan. 28) to send a proposal to develop South Campbell Heights lands for employment back to Metro staff for discussion of concerns that have been raised. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)
District 1881 proposed renderings for phase 4. (City of Chilliwack)

Look of latest buildings in District 1881 considered at Chilliwack city hall

Renderings on deck for council approval part of development permit process

District 1881 proposed renderings for phase 4. (City of Chilliwack)
No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.

Building Mission’s waterfront ‘financially viable’ for developers, planners say

Phase 1 of creating masterplan for 296-acre area complete, moving to phase 2

No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.
Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s Bear Creek traffic plan

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

Public hearing now planned for Hope’s Station House decision

Council has now taken steps to remove heritage status from historic building

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)
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