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Excerpt: Those 152 non-market homes — which Pinnacle will “deliver turnkey to the city” — were cited as a major factor among some of the eight councillors who supported the project. The application was even supported by COPE Coun. Jean Swanson, who has consistently voted against new rental and condo developments, which she criticizes for...
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Excerpt: Vancouver city councillors are scheduled to debate and vote on a rezoning application Wednesday, for what could be the city’s fourth tallest building — a condo tower at the north end of the Granville Bridge. The project will need to be changed from its current 17-storey zoning if the developer, Pinnacle International, is to...
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Is this a good deal for the city? Nicolas Schmitt On Sept. 30, the rezoning of the 601 Beach lot goes back to city council for discussion and decision. It is an important case. It should be rejected. The proponents mention two advantages: the social units coming with it and the completion of the Granville...
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Excerpt: Vancouver council will consider a proposal this week for the 55-storey skyscraper, which would be one of the city’s taller buildings, intended to form a southern “gateway” to downtown along with Vancouver House’s similarly twisting design just across the Granville Bridge to the west. The property, at 601 Beach Crescent near False Creek’s north...
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Excerpt: Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), announced a new Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to help address urgent housing needs of vulnerable Canadians by rapidly creating new affordable housing. The initiative will also help support Canada’s economic recovery by creating employment...
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Excerpt: …comprehensive information would be very useful for anyone to track the implementation and impacts of  the West End Community Plan. One would expect the City of Vancouver’s planning department staff to have been tracking this data for decades, but particularly since the new community plan was adopted nearly seven years ago. Does the Park...
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PUBLIC HEARING TO CONTINUE SEPT. 30: On September 17, 2020, Council concluded hearing from speakers, closed the speakers list and receipt of public comments, heard closing comments from the applicant and referred questions to staff, and debate and decision to the reconvening Public Hearing on September 30, 2020 at 3 pm.   Public Hearing September...
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Members of the public may attend at City Hall to hear and watch the meeting proceedings. Due to COVID-19, it is recommended that speakers participate by telephone or provide written submissions; however, space will be made available at City Hall to accommodate those who are unable to participate by telephone. Protective masks are recommended. Hearing Date:...
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Excerpt: Canada is the fifth most popular nation for high-end property investors from the world’s most populous nation. The only countries ahead of Canada are China’s relatively nearby neighbours of Thailand, Australia and Japan, as well as the U.S. The Hurun Report, which also tracks the real estate desires of affluent Chinese, says that Metro...
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Excerpt: We point out that whatever were the steps leading up to this point, our elected officials are in no way “fettered” or obligated to support this or any application when it reaches the Public Hearing. They are, in principle and in law, absolutely free to vote oppose, support, or abstain, based on what they...
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