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Friday, September 12, 2014
See attached the invitation to the Township of Langley Economic Forum taking place October 22 2014 at the Langley Events Centre. 
Thursday, September 11, 2014
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 general knowledge of LEED and green...
Monday, September 8, 2014
SENIOR HOUSING SUMMIT SEPTEMBER 2014 A one and one-half day Senior Housing Summit, planned for September 25 and 26, 2014, will reflect our strategy of awareness, advocacy and action in the cause of Affordable, Accessible and Appropriate Senior Housing...
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Home affordability would require flexibility Changes to bylaws: Smaller homes, density needed     By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun columnist September 3, 2014   The Urban Development Institute’s Pacific Region is challenging...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
 BERM instructors, curriculum specialists and administrators will be on hand  to provide information about the BERM program, along with two guest presenters:  Jonathan Kassian - Coordinator, Green Jobs for BC http://greenjobsbc.org/...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Housing affordability continues to be a key concern of residents and decision makers in our region.  To respond, Metro Vancouver is updating the Regional Affordable Housing Strategy, first adopted in 2007. Join representatives of municipalities, non...
Friday, August 22, 2014
This report gives stratas the ability to plan ahead for maintenance and replacement costs   A depreciation report is an important tool that helps protect a home’s value, and is now required for most strata corporations. The report, or “reserve fund...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
September 11, 2014 | The Brand New Anvil Centre, New Westminster (SkyTrain: New Westminster)|   QUEST invites you to participate in “Community Energy Systems: Fostering a Dialogue between Developers and Local Governments” - a special afternoon...
Friday, August 15, 2014
   Affordability stable, with some bumps due to large construction projects Metro Vancouver’s housing affordability was stable in the second quarter of 2014, with some very specific projects affecting the numbers in some areas, statistical...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The relationship between local governments and First Nations has become increasingly complex. Changes to legislation, policy and case law on the nature and scope of First Nation rights and obligations have brought greater uncertainty for all parties....
Thursday, August 7, 2014
VICTORIA - In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 23 exceptional civic leaders were honoured today at Government House with the Province’s highest form of recognition, the Order of British Columbia. “The Order of British...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Shifting dialogue and action on waste prevention and reductionTransform – Innovate – Collaborate   JEREMY RIFKINKEYNOTES JEREMY RIFKIN Author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Registrations are in full swing for the International Housing & Home Warranty Conference (IHHWC) taking place Sept. 7 to 10 in scenic Vancouver, British Columbia. Entitled Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century, the conference will give speakers...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
BY WYATT ARNDT, SPECIAL TO THE PROVINCE JULY 28, 2014 One of the hot topics in Vancouver is usually the local real estate market. Whether you’re looking to buy, or looking to sell, people are always interested in the state of the market; so I...
Friday, July 25, 2014
July 22, 2014 By Susan M. Boyce, REW.ca   A dynamic new concept in place-making and sustainable living is taking hold of our cities. Its roots are in the multi-generational village that’s long been the historical norm, but make no mistake, this ain’...
Friday, July 25, 2014
July 18, 2014 By REW.ca   It used to be that Vancouver’s South Downtown – increasingly referred to to as SoDo – was a rather seedy area you passed through as you drove between Yaletown and the West End. Not anymore. The neighbourhood, which is...
Friday, July 25, 2014
July 24, 2014 By REW.ca   Arc Vancouver, Concord Pacific’s latest development proposal for the new False Creek Central district, made up of two residential towers joined by skybridges at three levels, has received rezoning approval by Vancouver...
Friday, July 25, 2014
July 16, 2014 By Susan M Boyce, REW.ca   You know where they are… at least, you do now. They’re the neighbourhoods that yesterday were discussed quietly, often with a mild disdain — as if nobody who was anybody could possibly consider a home there....
Friday, July 25, 2014
July 22, 2014 By Joannah Connelly, REW.ca   Investment in new housing construction in BC in May fell 2.7 per cent compared with April – but increased 12.3 per cent year over year, according to Statistics Canada data released July 22. $604.9 million...
Friday, July 25, 2014
July 21, 2014 By Joannah Connelly, REW.ca   The City handed out a record $1.12 billion in building permits in the first half of 2014, the highest total value for a six-month period since before the 2008 recession, according to a City of...