City of Burnaby approved a very controversial development plan that aimed at transforming Metrotown area in a high density “downtown.”
Votes came during charged council meeting in Burnaby Real Estate Market, that were disrupted by some of the housing activists and was attended by RCMP members who were at a single point that had to clear council chambers. A Complete Taxation Guide to Canadian Real Estate Investing which is very helpful to guide before investing in Canada.
“Metrotown Downtown Plan” involves mass rezoning in neighbourhood, which is home to dozens of affordable that aging 2 & 3 storey rental apartments.
Changes may be seen in those buildings in Burnaby Real Estate Market which were demolished in favour of the condos, that city argues and are needed close to SkyTrain.
During an interview on proposal with CKNW, Mayor Derek Corrigan defended a plan that was too necessary.
Corrigan said that you can’t have cheapest housing units that you got in valuable land which you have got. Metrotown and land at Brentwood is too valuable because it is too close to the transit. If you believe that you want to transit oriented density that you have to make hard decisions to accommodate all those changes. A Real Estate Retirement Plan is also available which is an Investment and Lifestyle Solution for Canadians.
Prior to all the meeting, activists staged in and then refused to leave. Advocates left all of the chambers in Burnaby Real Estate Market after RCMP officers stepped in & then threatened the arrests.
Real Estate advocates said that they have been continuously negotiating with city for the years, but haven’t received any positive result from city council.
Natasha Sanders Kay who lives in that area which is to be rezoned, and fears that she will be “demovicted.”
Natasha said that she thinks that it is a sign that how desperate they are to be heard. She thinks that things may get worse from all this. Some people are well prepared to refuse to leave homes that once they are demovicted.”