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Powell River Catalyst paper mill shutting down permanently

Powell River Catalyst paper mill shutting down permanently

Town’s biggest employer will lay off more than 200 workers as the mill is ‘ basically put to sleep’ over the next few months
Vancouver housing co-op strikes deal with developers

Vancouver housing co-op strikes deal with developers

Owners of South Vancouver co-op will double the number of units in one of Canada’s largest co-op housing renewal projects
REPORT: Metro's multi-family market outlook for 2022

REPORT: Metro's multi-family market outlook for 2022

Many veteran landlords eager to bail out, yet eager new buyers are drawn by the highest rents in the country and cheapest mortgages on the market
Warnings issued as third storm approaches Metro Vancouver

Warnings issued as third storm approaches Metro Vancouver

The last of the three forecast storms is arriving.
Burnaby sells 17-acre property for $136M to make way for film studio

Burnaby sells 17-acre property for $136M to make way for film studio

The facility will be built at 3990 Marine Way
Island city mandates green concrete for all construction

Island city mandates green concrete for all construction

By June 2022, concrete must be produced using technologies that reduce the embodied carbon dioxide in cement while increasing concrete strength
Amazon ratchets B.C. hires to 10,000 full-time workers

Amazon ratchets B.C. hires to 10,000 full-time workers

Retail giant says all are permanent hires, in addition to seasonal staff recruited for the holiday shopping season
Surrey guarantees rezoning, building permit timelines

Surrey guarantees rezoning, building permit timelines

Fast-growing city first in Metro to guarantee turnarounds for permit applications, including commercial rezoning
Extreme reliance on Trans Mountain pipeline exposed

Extreme reliance on Trans Mountain pipeline exposed

Burnaby refineries have run out of oil, B.C. fuel rationing in effect and gas is being barged from the U.S. after just a 10-day shutdown of oil flow from Alberta
Wild weather threatens Kelowna’s billion-dollar building boom

Wild weather threatens Kelowna’s billion-dollar building boom

Developers, suppliers and truckers scramble to patch supply chain serving city’s record-city construction pace