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North Vancouver’s Maplewood redevelopment plan nears vote

The plan also includes new parks, pathways and bike lanes, an extension of Berkley Road between Seymour and Dollarton, protection of environmentally sensitive areas and environmental remediation of former industrial sites, daycare centres and public art. The district’s intent is to have “complete” walkable communities where people can shop, work, access services and recreate without having to drive. [read more]

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Express Lane Coming to the North Vancouver Cut

Plans to alleviate traffic on the Cut and Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing got a big boost Friday with the announcement of two new two-lane bridges over Lynn Creek shouldering the existing orange Highway 1 bridge. The $60-million project announced Friday expands on the already-in-progress Mountain Highway interchange redesign. Costs of the project will be shared equally by federal, provincial and District of North Vancouver taxpayers. [read more]

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North Shore peak named after search and rescue leader Tim Jones

“We’re so thankful for this recognition. Our family will hike and ski-tour to Tim Jones Peak regularly… and be reminded of how lucky we were to spend part of our lives with such a caring, compassionate and adventurous father.” [read more]

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Is Squamish on track to becoming The City of The Future?

From a small pulp-mill forestry town to a thriving business, recreation and arts community, Squamish has undoubtedly experienced unprecedented growth and recognition of late. [read more]

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Home prices jumped 40 per cent in Vancouver. Where are all the cranes?

When something becomes more expensive, people will produce more of it. According to that pillar of Econ 101, new homes should be springing up all over Vancouver. Which they aren’t. Meanwhile, thanks to strict land-use rules and lobbying by existing homeowners, supply has stalled. [read more]

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Draft plans for Argyle Secondary rebuild unveiled

Parents of Argyle secondary students got a look at preliminary plans for a new high school Thursday, including lots of “flexible” classroom space and a large commons area that can be opened up to become a performance or presentation space if needed. [read more]

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Council approves Bosa Lynn Valley highrise condo complex for mall site

After years of will they or won't they intrigue, council unanimously moved to redevelop Lynn Valley mall Tuesday. Council's decision to approve the 377 condominium units and 22 townhouses that comprise Bosa's project was met with a round of applause. [read more]

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Feature Video: The Future of Lynn Creek Town Centre

Lynn Creek Town Centre will be a transit-oriented, mixed use community offering a wide-range of housing options for people at all stages of life, in a unique location near employment and retail opportunities, natural amenities, and Phibbs Transit Exchange. [read more]

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Why North Shore residents are the region’s happiest

Safety, easy access to the great outdoors and the city make it great place to live, but high housing costs a worry METRO VANCOUVER – From where he lives in … [read more]

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5 REASONS LYNN VALLEY IS THE NEXT GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD

Tucked into the North Shore mountains, Lynn Valley is quickly evolving into the Lower Mainland’s next great place to live. It’s got miles of hiking and biking trails through lush … [read more]

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