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Auditor General pinpoints concerns about BC Housing’s Non-Profit Asset Transfer Program

BC Housing’s Non-Profit Asset Transfer Program may not provide long-term protection for social housing stock, says BC’s Auditor General, and could cost taxpayers more than it generates in benefits. Last month’s report by Carol Bellringer has confirmed many… Read More

Big park, new seawall, new Georgia ramp, public spaces are emerging direction for post-Viaducts city

A big waterfront park, a new ramp connecting False Creek to Georgia St. and new public spaces are some the exciting “emerging directions” emerging from the city’s lengthy consultations on the future of Northeast False Creek. Central to… Read More

This just in: the latest update on Vancouver’s White Christmas crisis

With council debating a motion to have an independent inquiry into the Christmas and New Year’s snow crisis, it’s helpful to review this comprehensive report from City Engineer Jerry Dobrovolny, who headed up the clean-up. Among the key… Read More

Extending municipal vote to permanent residents a key election task force proposal

Only one of the City of Vancouver’s Independent Election Task Force proposals to increase voter turnout seems sure to achieve the goal: extending the municipal vote to permanent residents. This group of 60,000 residents have made a decision to… Read More