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One realtor estimates detached home sales have dropped 75% in recent weeks.
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"They're not going to come down that much.''
Vancouver's foreign homebuyers tax has given rise to concerns that it could exacerbate Toronto's housing market.
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"If the transaction is registered Aug. 2 or afterwards, the tax applies."
Some of Canada's biggest success stories show us that if you want to make it big, you've got to move south. Slack, the popular chat application for business teams, was originally founded in Victoria but is now headquartered in San Francisco, where access to capital has helped the company achieve explosive growth. So why-oh-why would anyone want to live and work in Vancouver?
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Eight First Nations, four environmental groups and one labour union launched the legal challenge.
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The government is stepping in.
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All 60 B.C. school districts will receive some cash.
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Salaries haven't kept up with the cost of living.
Into float homes, that is.
"This is where the evidence points, not because of some anti-Chinese animus.''
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"We broke every sales record."
The company is being accused of protecting "harassers," often pilots, who are considered more economically valuable employees.
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"The legacy of any incident must be to understand exactly what happened so that it will not happen again."
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They're calling it the "Straws Suck" campaign.
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Yes. That's right. Another record.
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But one expert doesn't think the website is going to co-operate.
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"This man should not be granted access to Canada," says one petition.
Canada's tax code has become just as absurd as something out of a comic book. Layers of political pandering and unintended policy outcomes have made tax rules a complex labyrinth that produce virtually random results. Is your tax bill higher or lower than last year? Let's flip a coin.
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The tax is currently under a four-year freeze.
The current minimum wage is $10.45 per hour.
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The Stingray device mimics cell towers to trick mobile devices, accessing information.
The Victoria Horse Alliance says most people know it's no longer ethical to hire the carriages.
The airline said it was ultimately unable to conclude the unnamed pilot had committed assault.
On the bright side, things are getting better.
The average condo price in the city of Vancouver hit $521,666 in August.