Discussing the state of rental housing in the city has become a regular pastime for many Vancouverites, but one group has decided to take that discussion to the people who have the power to do something about it. Read the full story HERE.
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A new “temporary” public plaza on Bute Street at Robson is being modelled after a similar space in the West End.
We celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation. But it was also the deadline by which some condominium and house owners had to rent their properties to avoid paying Vancouver’s new Empty Home Tax.
It’s dusk and the salmon are swimming towards their spawning grounds. The crowd of people standing under the Cambie Bridge — necks craned, mouths agape — is swimming with them.
A byelection to replace Vision Vancouver Coun. Geoff Meggs will likely be held in October and cost more than $1 million, according to Mayor Gregor Robertson, who also suggested voters could be going to the polls at the same time to elect school trustees.
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