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Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. history – Trail Daily Times

Group argues services deal for Squamish Nation’s Senakw project in Vancouver unlawfully approved

Oct. 7, 2022

A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash a services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation for the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history.

The Senakw development, which is slated to include 6,000 rental units and is the subject of a $1.4-billion federal loan, is on Squamish land but will rely on the city for police and fire services, utilities and public works.

A petition for judicial review filed in BC Supreme Court by the Kits Point Residents Association on Wednesday wants a declaration that the in-camera council meeting approving the services deal on May 25 was unlawful.

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