Jane Seyd

Tsleil-Waututh criticize new pipeline project review rules

In the midst of a B.C.-Alberta trade war over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the federal government announced Thursday plans to overhaul the environmental assessment process for...

Seaspan Shipyards working to avoid more layoffs

Seaspan Shipyards is waiting for the federal government to approve changes to its national shipbuilding schedule that would keep its workforce busy and avoid significant layoffs. Seaspan bosses were...

'Million dollar line’ of homes erased

The “million dollar line” that used to divide West Vancouver and most of North Vancouver in the past has all but disappeared, with 98% of single-family homes on the North Shore worth more than $1...

CRA targeting one Lower Mainland neighbourhood, comparing high home values to tax filings

Residents of some of the most exclusive neighbourhoods on the North Shore may be targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) if their reported income does not appear to support their affluent...

Prominent real estate agent committed professional misconduct, panel finds

A prominent West Vancouver real estate agent committed professional misconduct when he pressured a seller into agreeing to give him a $75,000 bonus, the B.C. Real Estate Council has determined....

Foreign buyer loses deposit after walking away from North Vancouver deal

A woman who argued she should not have had to go through with a real estate deal after the foreign buyers’ tax added $400,000 to her costs has had her case rejected in B.C. Supreme Court. Justice...

North Van District debates where and how to sell cannabis

Most District of North Vancouver councillors say they’d rather see legalized marijuana sold out of government-run stores than the current “dispensary” model. One councillor doesn’t see why the...

West Vancouver lawyer suspended over use of trust accounts

West Vancouver lawyer suspended over use of trust accounts The B.C. Law Society has issued a notice suspending a West Vancouver lawyer for six months after ruling that he committed professional...

West Vancouver woman loses $275K deposit after backing out of Trump tower condo deal

A West Vancouver woman who changed her mind about buying a $2.75 million condo in Vancouver’s Trump Tower after signing the contract has been told by a judge she won’t be getting her deposit back....

Horseshoe Bay ‘locals first’ initiative wraps with 50% buy-in

A large-scale condo project in West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay adopted with a unique “locals first” policy which put North Shore buyers at the front of the queue has now opened its doors to buyers...