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Premier Clark

Premier Clark Welcomes Phase 1 Agreement for Vancouver Transit Expansion

“As more people move here to pursue their dreams, we need to continue expanding and improving transit services, because it plays a pivotal role in creating liveable, affordable,…

Vancouver’s Vacant House Tax Approved, But It May Not Matter

B.C.’s government has said it will go ahead with allowing property taxes on homes left vacant. The new tax is one that has been pushed for by Vancouver…

In West Vancouver “Properties Doubled in Eight, Nine Months”

According to local real estate agents for Royal LePage, property values have doubled in less than a year in some parts of Vancouver due to foreign real estate…

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How Will The New Mortgage Rates Effect The Housing Market?

In an effort to deal with “house prices that have been elevated,” the Canadian federal government raised down payments on houses over $500,000. Analysts have questioned whether the new…

Home Prices Up 12% In Canada, But Down When BC And Ontario Factored Out

Home prices are up in Canada, hovering around the record 6-year high point, but this is almost entirely due to trends in two areas: Greater Vancouver primarily and…

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Immigration Watch Group Criticizes Canada’s Mass Immigration

Canada, the nation with the highest per capita immigration intake per year — adding 1 million immigrants every four years to her now-35 million population, is suffering because…

Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery: So Far, Biggest Voting Segment “Really Can’t Stand It,” Want It Stopped

The design for the new Vancouver Art Gallery has been published, and although so far opinions are split widely about designers Herzog & de Meuron’s vision, the largest…

Vancouver Art Gallery’s exhibition of Herzog & de Meuron’s dazzling projects

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The new Vancouver exhibition “Material Future” is a great deal more than just haughty architectural designs embellished with simplistic elemental assemblies. It will be, according to the Vancouver…

Museum of Vancouver’s upcoming exhibition asks the question: What is happiness?

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — We usually ask ourselves, “How can we be more happy?” Rarely do we find the answer to this challenging question. Yet, Stefan Sagmeister’s “The Happy Show” will…

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