Posts Tagged: housing

James continues to defend housing speculation tax

Finance Minister Carole James continues to defend the remaining properties targeted by her government's speculation tax on vacant homes, after … Google Alert – tofino

Shipping containers to be used for new housing on Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation reserve near Tofino

WATCH: The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation is using shipping containers to build new homes on its reserve near Tofino in hopes that the affordable rental … Google Alert – tofino

Amidst Tofino's housing crisis, First Nation builds homes for desperate workers

How bad is Tofino's housing crunch? Just the other day, Mayor Josie Osborne met a young man who said he's essentially been living in a hammock … Google Alert –...

BC First Nation builds tiny homes amid housing crisis

Tiny homes are coming to the town of Hope, B.C., and they're coming in the form of a Yale First Nation economic development project. What may be a win-win...

Tofino mayor explains housing editorial

A group of mayors, including Tofino's, recently put their heads and pens together to urge the provincial government to tackle the housing crisis their communities are suffering from. Tofino...

VIDEO: Protesters rally for affordable housing ahead of BC budget

Chants for affordable housing filled Downtown Vancouver Sunday afternoon as hundreds of people rallied for affordable housing in Jack Poole Plaza. The protesters were the just two days ahead...

NDP target housing, child care in return to BC legislature

Premier John Horgan's New Democrats are returning to British Columbia's legislature ready to highlight plans for housing and child-care reforms promised during last year's election campaign. Horgan said his...

Housing, healthcare and more: bc211 connects residents to resources

On Feb. 11, British Columbians celebrate 211 Day, and province-wide access to help where and when they need it. Created in partnership with United Way, bc211.ca is the BC-wide...

BC VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Black Press legislative columnist Tom Fletcher sat down with Premier John Horgan to talk about his plans for 2018. Video of the interview is below, with a transcript of...

BC co-ops relieved with Ottawa's housing strategy

The organization that represents co-op housing in B.C. is one of many groups praising the federal government's new housing strategy, saying the … Google Alert – tofino