November 18th, 2021 Public Hearing – Ashley Marr Housing Co-op Shoots For A Cambie Corridor Hat-trick

Public Hearing – November 18th, 2021(Update – November 19th, 2021 – Despite relatively few speakers, city council only finished Items #1-3, meaning you still have time to comment on Item #4, which will be heard on November 25th, 2021.)Like recent Canuck’s games, it would be tempting to ignore this public hearing. After all, Item #1... Continue Reading →

Ashley-Mar Co-op Overcomes A Rough Landing With A Rental Housing Revolution

8460 Ash St and 8495 Cambie St (Ashley Mar Co-op Site)In the time that’s passed since Hannah and I last attended an event about the future of the Ashley Mar Co-op, an adorable newborn would be well into their terrible twos. This vision has grown too, as while the co-op’s future home remains 15 floors... Continue Reading →

October 1st, 2019 Public Hearing – Will A Pie Sized Hole Trigger Another Federal Debate? Vancouverites Rejoyce Over The Potential Of New Co-Op Homes

October 1st, 2019 Public Hearing The last time a proposal for new rental homes on Fraser Street went before City Council, it resembled less of a Public Hearing, and more of a Federal Election debate. At that meeting, Don Davies and Tamara Taggart presented a vastly different view of the riding's future. That said, while... Continue Reading →

Rebirth of Ashley-Mar Housing Co-op to Bring a Trio of Towers to Vancouver’s Marine Landing

8460 Ash and 8495 Cambie (Ashley-Mar Housing Co-operative) In 2014, after a two years of consultation, workshops, and open house events, Vancouver's southernmost neighbourhood approved the Marpole Community Plan. As many residents felt that side-streets with single family homes should be protected from change, they chose to direct new growth to busy arterial roads and... Continue Reading →

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