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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
Surrey mayor-elect Doug McCallum’s promise to push for SkyTrain threatens to upend 10-year transit plan
Housing is ‘absolute priority,’ Vancouver mayor-elect says
Kennedy Stewart wins razor-thin vote to become Vancouver’s next mayor
In Vancouver election dominated by housing, voters face a crowded ballot: ‘Too many choices’
Vancouver’s independent candidates pool resources to buy joint ads
Vancouver mayoral candidate’s clearing of conflict allegations is latest twist in civic vote
Vancouver mayoral candidates offer sharply differing plans for boosting housing density
Vancouver mayor hopeful tells city to brace for density
Vancouver mayoral candidates propose solutions to housing crisis, drug-overdose epidemic
In the Vancouver election, it’s all about housing
Non-Partisan Association boasts significant fundraising lead in Vancouver campaign
Union electioneering sparks legal controversy in Vancouver mayoral race
Metro Vancouver finds nearly 700 homeless youths in the Lower Mainland
Vancouver opens the door to duplexes
Surrey suspends mail-in absentee ballots option amid potential voter fraud scheme
Metro Vancouver politicians divided in support of different regional transit plans
New B.C. campaign finance rules give independents a fundraising edge over parties in municipal races
Several Vancouver mayoral candidates pledge to disclose names of donors
Vancouver shows B.C. is still the Wild West of election advertising
Vancouver developer’s money paid for billboards supporting mayoral candidate Subscriber content