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Provenance townhouses in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The News)

IN OUR VIEW: Outlook: Predictions look promising

Region’s future will be shaped by rapid growth

 

Nature’s Walk townhouse development in Pitt Meadows. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Housing builders busy in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

ERA and Provenance major developments in downtown

 

The researchers studied two Australian cities and gathered data from the last 20 years. (Photo: Paulo Ramos/UBC Faculty of Forestry)

Young people the ‘missing middle’ of park planning, development: B.C. study

Sara Barron and Emily Rugel created a way to evaluate parks based on order, seclusion and diversity

 

Latimer Heights has built hundreds of units of housing in recent years in Willoughby. (Langley Advance Times files)
Latimer Heights has built hundreds of units of housing in recent years in Willoughby. (Langley Advance Times files)
Stephane Labonne was hired as the general manager of parks, recreation and culture in Maple Ridge on Feb. 25, 2022. (Special to The News)

City of Maple Ridge acquires 4 acres of waterfront property

The former Haney log sort land cost $4.5 million to purchase

Stephane Labonne was hired as the general manager of parks, recreation and culture in Maple Ridge on Feb. 25, 2022. (Special to The News)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. history

Group argues services deal for Squamish Nation’s Senakw project in Vancouver unlawfully approved

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Maple Ridge election signs can be seen on public property around the community. (Brandon Tucker/The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge councils of the future have to do better than those of the past

Longtime resident calls himself discouraged and disappointed in municipal leaders

  • Oct 6, 2022
Maple Ridge election signs can be seen on public property around the community. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s high court won’t hear dispute over $1B Vancouver waterfront development

Dispute centred on one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)
Maple Ridge council heard from a delegate last year. Their presentation included numerous wildlife photos taken by residents near the proposed Yennadon Lands development. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Still upset by Yennadon decision

Critical of staff and council for pushing through industrial project, despite clear opposition

  • Aug 1, 2022
Maple Ridge council heard from a delegate last year. Their presentation included numerous wildlife photos taken by residents near the proposed Yennadon Lands development. (Special to The News)
The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
Architects drawing from Integra depicting new rental apartments on Edge Street. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge council approves new 209-unit rental development

Downtown apartments coming on Edge Street

Architects drawing from Integra depicting new rental apartments on Edge Street. (Special to The News)
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Location of the proposed development at St. Anne’s Avenue and 223rd Street in Port Haney. A letter writer would like to see better planning of the neighbourhood. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge neighbourhood needs better municipal planning

Geology and other issues should impact planning for Port Haney

  • Jun 12, 2022
Location of the proposed development at St. Anne’s Avenue and 223rd Street in Port Haney. A letter writer would like to see better planning of the neighbourhood. (Special to The News)
There has been determined opposition to the Yennadon Lands employment park proposal. (Neil Corbett/The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge council approves Yennadon land change without fixing problems

Existing traffic and infrastructure problems will be made worse with industrial site addition

  • Jun 10, 2022
There has been determined opposition to the Yennadon Lands employment park proposal. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Please ensure housing for all

Reader pleads for new affordable-housing that all can actually afford

  • Jun 5, 2022
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Prior to council approving the Yennadon Lands development, they heard from many nearby residents opposed to the proposal. One of the biggest issues vocalized was the destruction of wildlife habitat. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Mind blown by council thinking

Elected officials are up for re-election in October, reminds an opponent to the Yennadon Lands plan

  • Jun 4, 2022
Prior to council approving the Yennadon Lands development, they heard from many nearby residents opposed to the proposal. One of the biggest issues vocalized was the destruction of wildlife habitat. (Special to The News)
Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Petition takes aim at planned Langley high rise

A planned 45-storey tower is the target of some opposition

Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Workers build the Maple Green Living complex on 232nd Street in Maple Ridge. The city is growing fast, with almost 95,000 population, and the pace of residential development is an issue. (Neil Corbett/The News)

LETTER: Maple Ridge needs to put more thought into development

Rapid building leaves community with insufficient amenities, letter writer argues

  • Mar 13, 2022
Workers build the Maple Green Living complex on 232nd Street in Maple Ridge. The city is growing fast, with almost 95,000 population, and the pace of residential development is an issue. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Housing construction continues at a strong pace in recent years. (The News files)

LETTER: Maple Ridge leaders need to do more about housing

Housing is less affordable and council is not addressing key issues, letter writer says

  • Mar 6, 2022
Housing construction continues at a strong pace in recent years. (The News files)