Naoibh O'Connor

Vancouver property assessments jump as high as 28% in 2015

Assessed values of both Vancouver east and west side single-family properties climbed dramatically over the past year, according to B.C. Assessment. 

Waterfront Tower’s controversial ‘origami’ design proposal is being reworked

The original plan for Cadillac Fairview’s Waterfront tower, which was widely criticized due to...

Time to regulate Vancouver pot businesses, says city hall (updated)

The city is proposing new regulations to manage Vancouver’s burgeoning medical marijuana businesses

Vancouver’s urban design panel gives thumbs down to ‘origami’ tower

Architect says he looks forward to addressing concerns raised by panel

City of Vancouver launches lawsuit against CP over Arbutus corridor

The City of Vancouver filed a notice of civil claim in B.C. Supreme Court Friday (October 3) in a direct constitutional challenge to Canadian Pacific’s actions to clear its property along Arbutus...

Three First Nations, Crown corporation join to buy Jericho Lands in $307m deal

Three Lower Mainland First Nations have partnered with a federal Crown corporation to acquire three former federal government properties worth $307.2 million, including the 52-acre Jericho Lands in...

CP starts removing Arbutus Corridor community gardens and structures

Photos posted on social media August 14 revealed Canadian Pacific has started removing community gardens and structures at the south end of Arbutus Corridor.

Deadline has passed for Arbutus Corridor

CP’s July 31 deadline to remove “encroachments” on its property along Arbutus Corridor has passed and work is resuming to return the corridor to federal operating standards,...

Fair market value for Arbutus Corridor a subject of debate

Although the city says it’s prepared to pay what it calls “fair market value” for the Arbutus Corridor lands, it remains uncertain if a deal can be reached with owner CP.

Port Metro Vancouver too noisy, say nearby residents

Ken Lyotier can hear a deep, oscillating noise that goes on 24 hours a day when ships are in Port from his home at the corner of Alexander and Columbia streets.