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HAVAN welcomed these new members in August

On Tuesday, August 20, HAVAN welcomed these new members: CANEX Building Supplies, Hugo Marketing & Consulting, Capture Energy, Craine Projects Ltd., Edgar Development, Braybrook Projects, Pogon Painting and Projects Inc., Home Depot of Canada, Cooper Equipment Rentals, Tamber Development Inc., Metropolitan Hardwood Floors Inc., DYG Windows Ltd. and BuildArt Development Ltd. CANEX Building Supplies Building…

HAVAN welcomed these new members in July

On Tuesday, July 23, HAVAN welcomed these new members: Daikin North America, Mariposa Homes Inc., SJR Construction Ltd., QKD Construction Ltd., Devin Su, Team 3000 Realty, Bush Sales Ltd., Triple Dot Design Studio Inc., AMC Insurance Services, Dörken Products, Inc. dba DELTA®, Harmony Home Maintenance Inc., Eighth Avenue Development Group Ltd., Bavahaus Construction Ltd., Pacific…

Housing at a crossroads in Delta

  • Advocacy
  • July 15, 2019
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

Part 1 of a 3-part series: With stock aging and prices out of reach, redevelopment pressure intensifying Sandor Gyarmati, Ian Jacques / Delta Optimist JULY 11, 2019 It’s a clash of viewpoints, perhaps even values, and it’s only going to get louder in Delta. The much talked about housing crisis in the Lower Mainland is a…

Vancouver City Council rejects controversial Shaughnessy townhouse project

FRANCES BULA Quoting HAVAN CEO, Ron Rapp VANCOUVER, PUBLISHED JUNE 26, 2019 A 7-4 decision by Vancouver city councillors to reject a proposal for a 21-townhouse rental project in Vancouver’s upscale Shaughnessy neighbourhood has set off a shock wave of recriminations and dire warnings about the city’s inability to act on its housing crisis. But…

Insightful Homes Set to Build Canada’s Greenest Home

  • June 19, 2019
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

What is being hailed as possibly the greenest house ever built in Canada is nearing completion in Vancouver, and it’s blowing past the net-zero home program limits promoted by the federal government and residential building associations. HAVAN member Arthur Lo, engineer and president of Insightful Healthy Homes Inc. says his Vancouver creation takes sustainable residential…

HAVAN welcomed these new members in June

On Tuesday, June 18, HAVAN welcomed these new members: Champion Glass and Mirror Ltd., 360hometours.ca Inc., Modern Dream Home, Louis Rzen Contracting, Nofziger Construction Inc., 1020825 B.C. Ltd. dba Kondori Developments, Dynamic Equipment Rentals Ltd., Stanley Security Solutions, Sherwood Outdoor Kitchens, Marquee Ventures Inc., Marvin Canada, H.I.T. Quality Construction and Midland Appliance Ltd. Champion Glass…