Vancouver's latest stab at innovative and affordable housing (after laneway homes and shipping container homes) comes in a more unexpected form: a jail. The former Remand Centre (250 Powell St.) in do...
CALGARY - He left home for the West Coast when he was 16 to make a name for himself in music.But fame was always just out of reach for Bruce Sauer. His hopes crumbled into a life of eking out a meagre...
Vancouver often ranks as one of the most livable cities in Canada. Climate is one reason – it's the mildest in the country. But Vancouver’s allure is really about location, location, location. The oce...
Density can be the most controversial aspect of how cities and communities are planned. But smart and successful cities worldwide are now tackling "the D-Word" head on, and looking to model cities who have learned how to do density well, often with the scars to show for it. Vancouver is such a city.
The City of Vancouver has plans to take down the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts and transform the area into more green space and housing, as well as improve traffic. It is hard not to compare similar plans in Sydney, Australia where I lived for 15 years before moving here.