'Astonishing' drop in number of empty homes not occupied by 'usual' residents in Metro Vancouver: Census

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 02:57:58 +0000

“To have such a sea change is astonishing,” said urban planner Andy Yan of Simon Fraser University’s City Program.

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Victoria-area seniors launch speculation tax challenge in B.C. Supreme Court

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 02:15:31 +0000

VICTORIA — Six homeowners have launched a legal challenge against British Columbia’s speculation and vacancy tax, arguing the law is unconstitutional and the provincial government doesn’t have the power to collect revenues from the levy. The homeowners filed their petition Thursday in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. The lead petitioners are two Victoria area residents, […]

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