Author: VRBA

Electronic Public Hearings Promote Economic Recovery

Under the Emergency Program Act, the BC govt has enabled municipalities to hold public hearings electronically. Their news release says, “Local governments are required to hold public hearings for some development applications before making a decision. A significant...

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Housing Associations Here to Assist

During the COVID-19 pandemic, BC has taken a responsible and successful approach. While Quebec and Ontario significantly restricted most construction, BC allowed construction to continue with important guidelines established by the province’s Public Health Officer Dr....

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Solutions to Housing Challenges

The COVID-19 crisis presents big challenges for most businesses including construction. These include project cancellations, permit and inspection delays, trades shortages, and delays in materials to name a few. It all adds costs to housing, while sales have declined...

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