Long and uncertain permit timelines can have led to fewer new housing units being built in Vancouver.
Sharing best practices is an easy first step towards a more housing-friendly and affordable Lower Mainland.
In 2014, Vancouver residents and businesses used about 21 million gigajoules of natural gas-derived energy.
Living wage laws tend to reduce employment opportunities for low-wage and low-skilled workers.
Moving oil by rail is 4.5 times more likely to result in an incident or accident than moving that same oil by pipeline.
With or without foreign buyers, there’s strong demand for housing in the region.
Mayor Gregor Robertson has started a push for the City of Vancouver to become a “living wage employer.”