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Vancouver development: Resident group opposes First Nations plan for Jericho Lands – CTV News

April 11, 2022

A group of residents in West Point Grey is calling for the city and three local First Nations to hit the reset button on plans for a new community on the site of the Jericho Lands.

Last fall, MST Partnership, a development company formed by the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, released a pair of conceptual plans for the site.

Both concepts call for several uses and sizes of buildings, including some residential towers up to 38-storeys tall.

“This is a battle for the soul of Vancouver. And it’s about towers, it’s not about one location,” said Bill Tielman, spokesman for a group of residents calling themselves the Jericho Coalition. “It’s about towers all over the city and development all over the city. And developers are winning right now.”

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