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Building boom continues in Vernon, B.C. – Okanagan
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Building boom continues in Vernon, B.C. – Okanagan

It seems Vernon, B.C.’s building boom is going strong. 2022 was another banner year for the city in terms of building permit values.The city issued more than $200 million worth of new permits, smashing the last record of $173 million set in 2021. Read more: Vernon, B.C. breaks building permit record in 2021 Read next: ‘Is this real?’: Quick pick the key to $60M Lotto Max jackpot for Richmond Hill woman Lots of new building permits is good news for those concerned about the city’s serious housing shortage, but Vernon’s mayor knows it’s not enough to fix the city’s housing affordability problems.“[We’ve been] successful at doing things but not at the pace we need here in Vernon,” Mayor Victor Cumming said. Story continues be...