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Huffington Post - Stop Fighting Higher, Denser Developments, Vancouver

Posted on February 18, 2014


For such a real estate rich city, Vancouverites have some fairly backwards attitudes, witnessed most recently in the vehement and emotional outbursts opposing high-density developments along transit lines. Citizen uprisings in Marpole and Grandview-Woodland have the city backtracking on its densification plans.

But the fact is we are a quickly growing city. By the year 2036, our population will grow by another 30%. If we want to have a more affordable, balanced and diverse community, we need densification. Period. The question is only: where do we densify?

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