UBCM’s focus on local municipal autonomy influencing provincial policy, is significantly responsible for a lack of regional planning, poor infrastructure like LRT, and unaffordable housing. The resolutions this week at their convention in Vancouver include B3 Local Autonomy; C18 Extension of Vacancy Tax; and resolutions C19 to C23 significantly increasing the ability to expand DCC charges on new housing.

The link to the UBCM convention and resolutions is here.

For more info on how UBCM & BC govt have been significantly responsible for a lack of housing affordability read this column.