Zoning Must Evolve – Part 3

Vancouver’s housing market is obscenely broken. Time has run out for those left behind who have inherited a cruel reality where... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 2

The Aftermath – “Green Profits” Redevelopment on large post-Expo 86 sites (North Shore of False Creek and Coal... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Part 1

“To Serve and Protect” – The Before Times Our shared affordable housing challenge is becoming a wicked problem... Read More

Zoning Must Evolve – Introduction

Vancouver’s Worst Zoning – 4743 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver (recently sold for $42 million). Image Credit: boomerinvancouver.com... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 2

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This is the second part of a two-part graphic novella, here offered as a backgrounder that... Read More

Graphic Novella: You Forgot About Me! – Part 1

By Scot Hein with illustrations by J.G. This three-part graphic novella, “You Forgot About Me!” is offered as a... Read More

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

EVENT: Alain Bertaud Public Salon, Sept. 20th

Alain Bertaud Public Salon, Sept. 20th DATE & TIME Mon, September 20, 2021 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT LOCATION Vancouver Playhouse 600... 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

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