City

May 19, 2022

Laneway homes, fourplexes see significant support throughout Burnaby

The city's survey to take steps towards missing middle housing, including laneway homes and fourplexes, saw a lot of feedback—mostly positive

May 17, 2022

Labour council retracts endorsement of former BCA councillor Colleen Jordan

Jordan believes it stems from a dispute over a BCGEU housing proposal

May 10, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—May 9, 2022

As usual, housing played a major role in last night's city council meeting—and it was the subject of the most debate as well.

May 9, 2022

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Burnaby’s May 9 council meeting

A lot of housing is on the agenda for tonight's city council meeting in Burnaby, including housing agreements, public hearings, and more.

May 4, 2022

How has Burnaby (and its neighbours) aged over the last decade?

Between 2011 and 2021, Burnaby's population grew by nearly 26,000 people. But how have our age demographics changed in that time?

May 3, 2022

The question of consultation: What does it take to amend a community plan in Burnaby?

What’s in a public hearing? Does the opportunity to speak to Burnaby city council about a proposed project count as robust consultation?

April 28, 2022

Private agreement may block nearly 150 childcare spaces in Metrotown

An easement agreement between Metro Vancouver, the Metrotowers, and Metropolis at Metrotown prohibits childcare facilities in the towers.

April 27, 2022

Can Burnaby just… fund its own housing?

An economist says below-market housing can effectively fund itself.

April 26, 2022

A matter of principle: As council quarrels, BCGEU rezoning advances

The BCGEU's proposed development, which would include about 150 'Burnaby affordable' rental units, will move to a third reading in council.

April 26, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—April 25, 2022

From public hearings to lighting projects to rental housing stock, here's what council looked at on Monday night.