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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The following is a message from BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay. Note that it applies only to Part 9 building projects. Dear Industry and Consumer Advisory Council Members: I am very pleased to share with you today’s important announcement from the...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Dear UDI members, We’d like to hear your thoughts on the Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit, which was launched in April 2014 as a project of the Provincial Health Services Authority and the Healthy Built Environment Alliance. The Toolkit is...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
We are a registered non profit society consisting of about 10 North Shore families who have been working together since 2010 to secure semi-independent housing for our family members who are young adults with a developmental disability. The term “...
Monday, February 23, 2015
VANCOUVER -- Last week’s Insights West poll shows No-side support firming up and growing momentum. So, let’s say the No side prevails. Yay! Now what? Recall the mayors and abolish TransLink? Sack its board of directors? Ruthlessly downsize...
Friday, February 20, 2015
 This panel discussion, hosted by IBPSA - BC, will provide tips on what it takes to reach upcoming VBBL and LEED (including V4) energy targets. Representing a wealth of experience, our panelists will help uncover common communication barriers within...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
UDI partnered in a study about small market housing experiences in BC and other jurisdictions.  Read the full report  - see pages 7-8 for summary infographics. The partners for this research project are the Real Estate Institute of British...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
        MEDIA ADVISORY   Event:                   Better Transit and Transportation Coalition announcement Date:      ...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Join the conversation to share your ideas and vision for Abbotsford’s future!   www.abbotsforward.ca   Presentation with guest speakers Brent Toderian and Jeffrey Tumlin: February 25 Developer Workshop: March 5  
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
On February 22, WE Arts hosts a community consultation meeting to articulate a community vision for arts and culture in the West End. What would a great West End Art Plan look like with your participation and ideas? 1:00-4:00pm at the West End...
Monday, February 16, 2015
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Friday, February 13, 2015
Lack of townhomes means young people struggle to get into market, while downsizers struggle to leave larger homes By Tracy Sherlock, Vancouver Sun February 12, 2015 First-time homebuyers and downsizers love townhouses, but in Metro Vancouver’s...
Friday, February 13, 2015
But the increase in mortgage rates that contributed to a loss of affordability in that period appears to be temporary By Tracy Sherlock, Vancouver Sun February 12, 2015   Affordability is down across Metro Vancouver as prices rose and some...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
NEWS RELEASE Ministry of Natural Gas Development and Responsible for Housing   For Immediate Release 2015MNGD0006-000178 February 12, 2015   VICTORIA – The Province has introduced a new Building Act to establish more consistent building...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
   News Release  For Release: February 11, 2015  Transit and transportation plan critical to Surrey and region’s economy and health  Better Transit and Transportation Coalition supports Surrey mayor and council on plan to cut...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Vancouver, BC – As many families across the Metro Vancouver region take a pause on Family Day to spend time together, the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation highlighted family-friendly recommendations for transit improvements to be put to a vote...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
LEED Green Associate Study Course The two-day LEED Green Associate study course provides the foundational knowledge for the LEED Green Associate exam. The LEED Green Associate Exam is an introductory-level exam for individuals who wish to demonstrate a...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
February 2015 Luncheon - Richard Walton, Mayor of the District of North Vancouver -- UDI MEMBER REGISTRATION DISCOUNT             When 17 Feb 2015   11:45 AM - 1:30...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
  Diverse “YES!” campaign launch sees business, environment, labour and students united for a better transportation future   The Better Transit and Transportation Coalition unites supporters to vote “Yes”  for dramatic and needed transit...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY     Better Transit and Transportation Coalition Campaign Event   Speakers:              Iain Black, President and CEO, The Vancouver Board of TradeBahareh Jokar,...