The proposed developments in Metrotown are good for the city as larger numbers of people will support diverse local businesses and allow them remain in the the neighbourhood and thrive. It's a given that community Centres will need to be expanded or (more built) to accommodate more users. The density bonus funds provided by developers contribute to such projects.
The following article is from the Burnaby Now.
Sky is not the limit for city buildings
Metrotown resident says 57 storey buildings
are too high and will create problems