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

Video Vancouver: SMALL PLACES (Beach Avenue Interviews)

Via Nomad Videographer Project The 5th and final video shot in Vancouver! For this one, I collaborated with Kathleen Corey, urban... Read More

‘I’m not homeless. I just don’t have an address’

Carin Clarke became homeless for one night when the City of Vancouver towed her RV. “I had no clothes. I had no food,” she said. “That... Read More

Book Review: Wallpaper* City Guide Vancouver

Text by Hadani Ditmars (Phaidon Press, 2019) A tightly edited, discreetly packaged selection of city highlights for the... 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

Urban Reflections Series: Prologue

June 8th 2015: Adam wakes up to a sunny Monday morning; a blessing any Vancouverite appreciates. He does his daily routine of brushing... Read More

Vancouver’s Shady Inequality

We all know about wealth inequality in expensive Vancouver. But there’s also inequality when it comes to who has the shade, and who’s... Read More

VIDEO: Jon Stovell on the future of Vancouver real estate

The West Haven Group and urbanYVR recently joined forces in a wide-ranging interview with Reliance Properties President and CEO, Jon... Read More

Transit gain doesn’t have to equal renter pain

Allan Fernandez knows his building’s days are numbered. Others like his in Burnaby have already been bulldozed to chips, replaced by... Read More