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Frances Bula

Frances Bula
Urban affairs contributor

Frances Bula has written about urban issues and city politics in B.C.’s Vancouver region, covering everything from Downtown Eastside drug addiction to billion-dollar development projects, since 1994.

Latest articles
Vancouver council’s ‘reasonable trade-off’ on tower proposal marks flashpoint in housing debate
Proposal for luxury condo tower in Vancouver pulled amid signs of weak demand
Vancouver begins First Nations reconciliation with ‘colonial audit’ of Stanley Park
Anti-developer rhetoric shaping campaigns ahead of Vancouver election
Vancouver city staffer’s move to developer prompts calls for cooling-off period
Labour unions back independent mayoral candidate Kennedy Stewart
Vancouver looks to honour Indigenous culture in plan for downtown park
City council votes to reduce building heights in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown Subscriber content
Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson pushes to allow multiunit housing in low-density neighbourhoods
Vancouver home donated to city for affordable housing, community services
Deal between Vancouver school board, BC Hydro elicits concerns over possible future school land sales
Ottawa renews B.C. housing subsidies
Vancouver development that would have included social housing cancelled
BC Hydro revives contentious underground substation plan for downtown Vancouver
Uber looks to expand its platform to other transportation methods
Dramatic revisions to city’s housing plan sparks controversy in Vancouver
Hereditary chief Ian Campbell acclaimed as Vision Vancouver mayoral candidate
Airbnb not required to enforce rules in agreement with Vancouver
Vancouver’s Non-Partisan Association votes outsider Ken Sim as mayoral candidate
Vancouver’s NPA nominates entrepreneur to run for mayor