VPD’s forms limit who can file anti-Asian racism complaints, says Vancouver lawyer

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 23:58:06 +0000

‘Not all Asians are Chinese, and if you are Chinese, you may not read or write Chinese,’ says Vancouver lawyer, whose experience trying to file a complaint now has Vancouver police reviewing their online forms

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COVID-19: Tourism-based businesses scraping by first weekend of B.C.'s new travel restrictions

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:00:59 +0000

The Good Karma Cafe in Horseshoe Bay and Home Restaurant in Hope are two popular pit stops reporting a big drop in business after new provincial travel restrictions.

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Reps from all levels of government to discuss sale of Chinatown seniors home

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:29:16 +0000

Pressure is rising on multiple fronts to examine the loss of permanent housing units dedicated to serving Chinese seniors near Chinatown.

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Daphne Bramham: Dare to dream? A 2030 Olympics that won't cost B.C. taxpayers anything

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:24:27 +0000

Opinion: A bigger, better, cheaper, private-sector Winter Games in 2030 is what John Furlong is proposing for a second Vancouver Olympic bid.

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Seniors at Chinatown care can stay, says B.C. Housing

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 22:20:40 +0000

Even with an offer to stay, families of residents and others are asking about the continuity of cultural programming and future of care homes for Chinese seniors in Chinatown

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Downtown Vancouver office vacancy rate exceeds level of 2008 financial crisis

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:03:31 +0000

“Companies aren’t abandoning their office premises, but where there’s an opportunity to slim down, and make do with less, that’s where we’re at,” said Ross Moore of Cresa.

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Calls to examine bidding process and 'multiple offers' in B.C. real estate deals

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 22:23:30 +0000

Low interest rates have fuelled a hot housing market. Now, there is scrutiny on the bidding process and how it might be changed to temper crazy price gains.

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