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Single family lots in Cambie Corridor to be rezoned for townhomes

The City of Vancouver has released its draft plan for phase three of the Cambie Corridor, from West 16th Avenue south to the Fraser...

City of Vancouver may cancel controversial Chinatown rezoning policy

On the same day a crowd of community members gathered at City Hall to oppose a condo development at 105 Keefer Street in Chinatown, the...

Vancouver neighbourhood Gastown designated National Historic Site

Vancouver neighbourhood Gastown was officially designated a National Historic site of Canada in a ceremony today, attended by Mayor Gregor Robertson and federal Environment...

30th anniversary of Expo 86 shows transformation of Vancouver

Remember Expo 86? I barely do, as evidenced by the photo above, as I was only three years old at the time. But the world's fair, Expo 86, attracted more than 22 million visitors to Vancouver and is credited for the development of modern-day Yaletown, BC Place, Canada Place and even Skytrain. In short, Expo 86 transformed Vancouver from a sleepy provincial backwater into a world city. Concord Pacific is still developing the former Expo lands to this day.

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