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The Katzie First Nation announced the province has stopped a controversial riverfront development on the Alouette River in Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

Province stops Maple Ridge riverside development

Katzie First Nation voiced concerns about flood management, fish habitat

 

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LETTER: Pitt Meadows waterfront gem destroyed by design

Letter writer had a hand in planning waterfront village only to see industrial park put next door

  • Aug 7, 2021

 

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LETTER: Creation of ALR blamed for rising house prices

Maple Ridge council needs to do better in planning city’s growth to avoid creating ugly areas

  • Jul 11, 2021

 

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LETTER: Affordable housing appears to be an oxymoron

Writer critical of Maple Ridge council’s development plan that fails to factor in low-income people

  • Jul 7, 2021
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LETTER: Former councillor shames council about riverfront development

Craig Speirs questioning actions of four who voted in favour of project next to Alouette River

  • Jul 2, 2021
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LETTER: Public will voice protest in next civic election

Maple Ridge resident upset by vote on subdivision next to the Alouette River

  • Jul 1, 2021
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Maple Ridge council is considering the next 147 townhomes at the Provenance development. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Council considers Polygon townhouse development in Maple Ridge

Another 147 units in complex at Pazarena Place

Maple Ridge council is considering the next 147 townhomes at the Provenance development. (Neil Corbett/The News)
ARMS president Ken Stewart and director John Dale on the banks of the Alouette River where the subdivision is proposed. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge hosts public hearing on riverfront development tonight

ARMS, Katzie First Nation and many others oppose subdivision

ARMS president Ken Stewart and director John Dale on the banks of the Alouette River where the subdivision is proposed. (Neil Corbett/The News)
A rendering of the proposed six-storey apartment building on Dewdney Trunk Road. (Billard Architecture)

Green rooftop planned on Maple Ridge condo building

Council considers 127-unit apartment building on Dewdney Trunk Road

A rendering of the proposed six-storey apartment building on Dewdney Trunk Road. (Billard Architecture)
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LETTER: Council, please heed Joni’s warning

Transplant from Whistler warns of what is to come, if mayor and councillors are wooed by developers

  • Jun 5, 2021
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Share your opinion via email, through our website or in a posted letter. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Maple Ridge council piecemeal planning a disservice to community

Mega developments mean more stress on infrastructure and amenities, letter writer argues

  • May 31, 2021
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Chief Grace George said the Katzie have written Maple Ridge council expressing concerns about a subdivision along the South Alouette River. (The News files)

Katzie oppose controversial Maple Ridge riverfront subdivision

Approval of development on South Alouette River suddenly taken off Tuesday’s agenda

Chief Grace George said the Katzie have written Maple Ridge council expressing concerns about a subdivision along the South Alouette River. (The News files)
A townhouse development is proposed on Fern Crescent. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge council considers townhouses on Fern Crescent

Also a six-storey Burnett Street apartment building

A townhouse development is proposed on Fern Crescent. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s Bear Creek traffic plan

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Housing construction continues at a strong pace in spring 2021 and one local student has noticed the disruption it can cause to residents. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge student discovers some parts of development are annoying and some are good

Kanaka Creek student offers a child’s perspective on the noise and disruption of development

  • Mar 27, 2021
Housing construction continues at a strong pace in spring 2021 and one local student has noticed the disruption it can cause to residents. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
City council reviewed the Growing Together report, and its vision for downtown Maple Ridge.

Pocket parks, walkability, safety are highlights of Maple Ridge downtown vision

Homelessness and crime could undermine vision for city says Robson

City council reviewed the Growing Together report, and its vision for downtown Maple Ridge.
Maple Ridge council considers new residential developments at a recent online meeting.

Maple Ridge council considers apartment building and townhouse complex

New six-storey, 100-unit building planned for Dewdney Trunk Road towntown

Maple Ridge council considers new residential developments at a recent online meeting.
The Era Maple Ridge development in downtown Maple Ridge is starting to take shape. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Era Maple Ridge starting to take shape, ahead of schedule

80 per cent of apartments sold in first phase of Johnston Meier project

The Era Maple Ridge development in downtown Maple Ridge is starting to take shape. (Neil Corbett/The News)
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LETTER: Council too quick to dismiss Yennadon resident concerns

Maple Ridge mayor and councillors asked to revisit redevelopment plans for eco-sensitive area

  • Dec 18, 2020
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LETTER: Council reconsider your plan for Yennadon

If council destroys ecologically sensitive Maple Ridge neighbourhood, there’s no turning back: Reader

  • Dec 13, 2020
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