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The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s high court won’t hear dispute over $1B Vancouver waterfront development

Dispute centred on one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land

 

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

 

The DCC levies to build a single family home in Mission and comparable communities.

City of Mission’s proposed new developer-fees would increase rates exponentially

Residential rates would triple; commercial, industrial, institutional rates would quadruple

The DCC levies to build a single family home in Mission and comparable communities.
A vacant lot in a Hope residential area could eventually be developed into multi-family housing. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

District of Hope sells 1.5 acre lot for $2.55M

Property is cleared for multi-family housing development

A vacant lot in a Hope residential area could eventually be developed into multi-family housing. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Photo of the most developable 87 acres of land in the Mission waterfront master plan, owned by the Braich family. Kevin Mills / Mission Record. Bottom left: City of Mission concept art of the waterfront at build out.

Mission’s waterfront master plan adopted after largest landowners ask for deferral

Details in city’s future vision come under fire; supporters on council say it’s just a vision

Photo of the most developable 87 acres of land in the Mission waterfront master plan, owned by the Braich family. Kevin Mills / Mission Record. Bottom left: City of Mission concept art of the waterfront at build out.
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Petition takes aim at planned Langley high rise

A planned 45-storey tower is the target of some opposition

Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Concept art of Mission’s waterfront.

Mission council moves waterfront master plan forward to public hearing

Build-out anticipated to take over 40 years, require $212 million in infrastructure investments

Concept art of Mission’s waterfront.
Heavy machinery cleans up materials where the Abbotsford News used to sit, on March 3, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)

Former Abbotsford News offices and press hall demolished

28,000 square foot building had been home to news organization since 1977

Heavy machinery cleans up materials where the Abbotsford News used to sit, on March 3, 2022. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Metro Vancouver’s board of directors voted Friday (Jan. 28) to send a proposal to develop South Campbell Heights lands for employment back to Metro staff for discussion of concerns that have been raised. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)

Metro Vancouver hits pause button on South Campbell Heights development proposal

Environmentalists, industry advocates weigh in on Surrey’s plan for industrial expansion

Metro Vancouver’s board of directors voted Friday (Jan. 28) to send a proposal to develop South Campbell Heights lands for employment back to Metro staff for discussion of concerns that have been raised. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)
District 1881 proposed renderings for phase 4. (City of Chilliwack)

Look of latest buildings in District 1881 considered at Chilliwack city hall

Renderings on deck for council approval part of development permit process

District 1881 proposed renderings for phase 4. (City of Chilliwack)
No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.

Building Mission’s waterfront ‘financially viable’ for developers, planners say

Phase 1 of creating masterplan for 296-acre area complete, moving to phase 2

No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.
Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s Bear Creek traffic plan

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

Public hearing now planned for Hope’s Station House decision

Council has now taken steps to remove heritage status from historic building

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)
Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Church’s Chicken being added to Chilliwack’s fried chicken options

Sardis restaurant will be 17th in B.C. for Texas-based fast food chain

Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)

Endangered pigeon habitat threatened by Surrey development, residents fear

Elgin Wynd strata owners fear it’s too late to save trees where band-tailed pigeons roost

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)
The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Council to take a second look at developer’s plans for gravel pit in Silver Creek

Emil Anderson want their Hockin Road property to be a gravel pit, eventually a subdivision

The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Council briefs: Facing 28 letters of opposition, Emil Anderson to hold public meetings on gravel project

Also at Aug. 24 meeting, Anhart Community Housing gets go ahead for apartment, five plex plans

The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Emil Anderson planning new subdivision in Silver Creek, starting with re-activating a gravel pit

Council to consider company’s application to extract gravel from 20060 Hockin Rd.

The entrance to the 20060 Hockin Road property in Silver Creek, owned by Emil Anderson Construction. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)