Christy Clark’s Report Card

It doesn’t seem too long ago that our very own Burnaby native, Christina Joan Clark (ofter referred to as ‘Christy’), took over the reigns of the BC Liberal Party and started her journey as premier of British Columbia. Not without some rocky starts, Christy has had many hurdles to jump over along the way. She […]

The Short Road Ahead: are autonomous vehicles in our near future?

With the recent announcement of Uber coming to Vancouver in as early as a couple of months, new opportunities also bring a changing landscape for the future of Vancouver’s transportation. These changes were discussed at the ninth annual UBC SCARP symposium last month, where a particularly audacious standout was a session on transit and autonomous […]

Down and out during Study Abroad

Not all students going on exchange are prepared for the road ahead. After stumbling into SFU’s Study Abroad program, it wasn’t long until I knew I wanted to go on exchange and get the study abroad experience, clichés and all. But what is the process for SFU students wanting to take part in this kind […]

43% of homes in Metro Vancouver worth over $1 million

In his latest research, Andy Yan, SFU City Program director, showcases that in 2016, the percentage of Metro Vancouver homes worth more than $1 million jumped from 28% to 43%. In previous years, Yan’s data had only included Vancouver proper, but the symbolic line that once only lived between the west and east side of […]

Quality and quantity: New B-Line to replace 135

CORRECTION: In a previous version of this article, we stated that the 95 B-Line will have three-door boarding at all stops. Translink has informed The Peak that three-door boarding will only be available at SFU stops. We regret the error. Change is in the air for SFU students. The 135 bus will soon be no […]

Semester in Dialogue launches “You Write We Listen”

On an overcast day, Semester in Dialogue took to the streets of Downtown Vancouver to launch its event “You Write We Listen” by Stadium-Chinatown: a one-day prototype to ask questions and engage with residents on creating a vibrant future for the Northeast False Creek redevelopment. Topics include improving park space, reinvigorating the waterfront, and addressing […]

Vancouver welcomes new general manager of urban design

Eagerly awaiting their new chief planner, there was an air of excitement amongst the residents of Vancouver who sat in the audience of the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre on the night of September 28. “Most of my friends in the US suspect that my wife and I actually came here and took this job in advance […]