Brent Richter

North Vancouver’s 1960s Capilano Mall plans for redevelopment

The managers of Capilano Mall are planning for redevelopment of the 1960s-era mall. QuadReal Property Group has begun consultations on exactly what the redevelopment will entail. “It’s time to...

Tsleil-Waututh Nation aims to fight Trans Mountain in Supreme Court

North Vancouver’s Tsleil-Waututh Nation is hoping to take their legal battle against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to the Supreme Court of Canada. The nation announced Tuesday that they...

Squamish Nation aims to build 1,000 units of housing

The Squamish Nation is on its way to bringing home perhaps 1,000 of its members who have been unable to live on their North Shore and Squamish Valley reserve lands. The nation’s council has formed a...

'Iconic' redevelopment planned for West Vancouver’s famous Pink Palace apartments

1960s buildings "nearing the end of their lives" and seismic concerns mean demolition is inevitable, plus more rental units are badly needed

British Properties project plan grows by 456 units

A long-approved but largely dormant development plan off Cypress Bowl Road is back before council, albeit with some major tweaks. In 2008 – four council terms ago – the District of West Vancouver...

Owner of illegal North Vancouver townhouse hostel ordered to pay back strata

A woman who ran an illegal hostel out of her Central Lonsdale townhouse has been ordered to pay the hefty legal bills her strata rang up trying to shut her down. The B.C. Supreme Court has ordered...

North Shore terminals humming through trade fracas

Exports through the North Shore’s export terminals continue to hum despite some commodities being whipsawed in global trade disputes. Mid-year stats released by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...

West Van open to taller Park Royal towers

Though excavation and construction are already under way, West Vancouver council will soon be considering whether to add more floors to two already approved residential towers at Park Royal. In May...

Province of B.C. to study North Shore-Vancouver rapid transit line

Think of it. The North Shore to downtown in a matter of minutes. Express service. No traffic. The province is set to begin the first-ever study into the feasibility of a rapid transit line...

West Van billionaire Frank Giustra sues Twitter for defamation

B.C. philanthropist claims Clinton Foundation work led to ‘targeted attack’