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Housing and transportation woes driving people out of Metro Vancouver

WATCH:  It’s well documented that housing prices across Metro Vancouver are on the rise, but that rise is causing some to leave. Angus Reid Institute Senior Vice President Shachi Kurl speaks with Global about a new poll showing how residents are feeling about rising prices. 378 more words


New Vancouver highrise to have separate 'poor doors' for social housing residents

WATCH: A common practice among condo developers is coming under fire. Separate entrances for those living in social housing units and those who pay market value. 387 more words


Living small: Less space, less stuff means more time, lighter load for four B.C. households

THERE’S MORE THAN one way to swim against the consumerist tide. The latest word from Statistics Canada is that Canadian household debt is at record highs, and rising faster than disposable income. 2,467 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


Vancouver housing starts set 40 year record

Last year in Vancouver saw the highest housing starts in over 40 years.

The city saw 6,071 housing starts in 2013, 573 more than in 2012. 135 more words