B.C. Forecasting $706M Surplus for Current Fiscal Year

$706 Million of Surplus Forecasted: BC Finance Minister BC is forecasting a $706M surplus for the fiscal year – even with the global economic risks. They said the deficit forecast was made during the worst of the pandemic and they had prepared for the worst… See full statement below: British Columbia’s financial outlook is showing…

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Another hike of 0.75%….

Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate by another 75 basis points….. The hike brings the key interest rate to 3.25 per cent, the highest level since April 2008, when the Bank was slashing its rate in response to the Great Recess… See full statement below: The Bank of Canada today increased its target for…

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Vancouver Rail Extension Heightens Developer Interest in Langley

Vancouver Rail Extension Heightens Developer Interest in Langley….. Train Line Set To Boost Already Fast-Growing Residential Area, Bring 50,000 Jobs Within Commuting Distance See full statement below: One of Vancouver’s fastest-growing suburbs is set to get another boost, and developers are taking note. Langley, a small city and surrounding township about 40 kilometres southeast of…

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Inflation in Canada falls to 7.6% – Long Way to Go

Inflation in Canada falls to 7.6%. – Long Way to Go…. Canada’s inflation rate falls to 7.6% in July as gas prices fall See full statement below: In June, inflation hit a 39-year high of 8.1 per cent, with gasoline prices the single biggest contributor to the overall rate increase. By contrast, gasoline prices declined…

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Growing Within the Boundary – City of Coquitlam: Meeting with Mayor Stewart

Growing Within the Boundary – City of Coquitlam: Meeting with Mayor Stewart How will Coquitlam continue to grow while maintaining a compact urban boundary? Is it possible for this growth to be sustainable and affordable while minimizing environmental impact? These are just two of the most pressing challenges faced by the City of Coquitlam and…

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BC government’s formal approval to fund the Surrey-Langley Skytrain Project..

Surrey-Langley SkyTrain: B.C. Government Formally Approves the Funding The BC government gave formal approval to fund $3.94 Billion for the project. Full completion projection is 2028 which is 2 years earlier than indicated. Instead of doing it in phases, it will be done in one shot. Source: Vancouver Sun The Surrey-to-Langley SkyTrain extension hit a…

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Top Real Estate Agent in British Columbia: 2022

TOP AGENT RECOGNITION BRITISH COLUMBIA: 2022 Top Agent Magazine The Top Agent Magazine Canada edition features the best real estate agents, brokers, and industry partners throughout Canada. Winner: Varing Marketing Group- Joe Varing We are incredibly grateful to have been selected as one of the best real estate agents in British Columbia. A big thank you to…

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Varing Magazine 2022: Unleashing Your Potential

Unleashing Your Potential By: Varing marketing team Unleashing you potential As the great Nelson Mandela said, “There is no passion to be found playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Varing Magazine | Varing Marketing Group Imagine doing what you love every day, doing things that…

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Bank of Canada Hikes Key Rate by 50 Basis Points

Bank of Canada Hikes Key Rate by 50 Basis Points for Second Time in a Row….. The oversized hike brings the policy interest rate to 1.5 per cent. See full statement below: “The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 1½%, with the Bank Rate at 1¾% and the deposit…

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Building Positive Relationships with Municipalities – Michael von Hausen

David and Goliath

Building Positive Relationships with Municipalities Collaboration with Michael von Hausen We are happy to share that we had the privilege of speaking with Michael von Hausen to discuss his take on building relationships with municipalities. With our 17 years of commitment to the industry and depth of knowledge working with land owners and developers, we…

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