We’ve all heard about the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal being evaluated and the city of West Vancouver going to court over it, but what’s really going on? How does property tax work?
Tag: West Vancouver
BC Ferries drowning in debt
It’s no surprise to anyone that BC Ferries isn’t doing so well financially right now, or at all in recent years. Ridership is down, rates are increasing, and BC Ferries is cutting 98 round trips starting this winter in order to make ends meet.
Petty crimes in West Van on the rise?
Maybe it’s just me, but my inbox has been filling with news alerts about the North Shore, and most of them seem to be about thefts or assaults in some way. For example, in the last week or so there’s been stories on a convenience store robbery, an assault on the Second Narrows bridge, a Future Shop robbery using pepper spray, a con artist getting $20,000 in fake bank drafts and the Lamborghini driver who didn’t have insurance.
Housing issues even arise in West Vancouver
In West Vancouver, the stereotype of the rich and famous retirees and trophy wives is a perpetual laugh for those of us who can only dream of such splendor. This, however, isn’t the life of every West Vancouverite.
The high rent in Vancouver plagues all citizens, and West Vancouver is no exception.