None of the Parties Are Willing to Drive Down Home Costs

The federal election is upon us, and finally the cost of housing has bubbled up as the top issue. Vancouver area voters have waited... Read More

What Did Vancouver Just Do to the Future of Co-op Living?

It’s surprising how relatively minor issues, such as a citywide street parking fee of $45 a year attracts so much press attention... Read More

Titanic Lack of Focus May Sink Vancouver’s Chance to Make Housing Affordable

Last week Vancouver’s city council approved a city-wide planning process. If you’d followed my advocacy for a city-wide plan in The... Read More

What Vancouver Housing Needs Is Some Public Process Sorcery

The recent publication of former Vancouver head planner Larry Beasley’s new book Vancouverism provides an opportunity for us to both... Read More

Uh oh. I’m a Planner and Planning Makes Housing More Expensive

Thank Andy Yan for throwing yet another rock into the placid pond of our taken for granted assumptions. As someone who advocates... Read More

Am I the Last Voice against the SkyTrain to UBC?

I must apologize to the poor soul who casually mentioned to me Vancouver city council may soon endorse running the proposed Broadway... Read More