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Developers race to build Vancouver's first certified 'passive house'

There’s a race happening right under the noses of Vancouverites, and it’s to see who will build the first certified passive house in the city. 402 more words


High-end housing still hot in Vancouver; sale of million-dollar condos soar

Vancouver has sold more million-dollar condos than any other Canadian city so far this year and demand for single-family homes is higher than ever.

Property sales over $1 million increased by 34 per cent in the first six months of the year in Vancouver (compared to the same time period in 2013), according to the latest top-tier real estate report from Sotheby’s. 218 more words


Vancouver gets 'first of its kind' immigrant and refugee centre

When Yasin Muktar Mussa arrived in Vancouver in 2010 after spending six years in an Eritrean refugee camp, he was not prepared for the culture shock. 424 more words


Housing survey makes for bleak reading: researcher

Researchers are expressing concern – though not surprise – after releasing a new survey on Vancouver’s housing market.

The Housing Justice Project Metro Vancouver affordability survey, released Wednesday, shows that while 73 per cent of respondents who rent spend more than a third of their income on housing, few can do anything about it. 254 more words


Economist 6/16/14

  1. After years of overpromising and underfunding, Chicago has the worst pension gap of any big American city.On June 9th Mr Emanuel won a modest but encouraging victory when the governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn…
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Victoria Hiking

Back in the Spring when we were becoming antsy for the weather to get nice, we decided it was time to get out of town. Our friend Ariana, whom we met in our… 2,227 more words