Vancouver waterfront real estate and the environment (again!)

April 12th, 2007

Okay-I know I may raise environmental issues in this blog far too often but having been an environmental lawyer for almost 20 years, I guess it is to be expected.  I have a client this week who raised a problem that a lot of people likely don't know about.  Most people know that they can't pollute on their property but did you also know that environmental laws can affect where you build on ...

Vancouver waterfront and the federal budget

April 11th, 2007

I keep meaning to blog on this but I am so traumatized by it that I think i have been blocking it out!  I summarized the federal budget as it affects real estate a few weeks ago; however at that time, I only talked about what the budget DID do, not what was expected but never realized.  One of the changes that I was personally hoping for never materialized.

The federal government had, a ...