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From foreign buyers gobbling up properties sight unseen to young families trying to raise kids in condo towers, the Canadian housing market is a hot topic of discussion these days. But what do houses really cost these days?
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Robertson wants a 70 per cent cut in natural gas use by 2020, and 90 per cent gone within 10 years. This will cost individual residents thousands of dollars -- and was approved by Robertson and his council without any thought to the affordability crisis in Vancouver.
B.C. has seen an explosion of fentanyl-related deaths over the past year.
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Police found the bodies on Saturday.
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Coun. George Affleck called the tax a "bureaucratic nightmare."
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Getting a first-time mortgage from a Canadian bank is like getting security clearance to work at NORAD. Income, credit history, source of down payment funds... are all key measurements to qualifying. These rules, of course, only apply to Canadians. Foreign buyers, some have speculated this week, may be receiving preferential treatment.
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"This empty homes tax is not a silver bullet solution."
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Sip some craft brews, stock up on fresh local veggies, dine on the streets, and dance until the sun rises. Fall is many Vancouverites' favourite time in the city, but many travellers are missing out on the action-packed and picturesque season. These five must-visit festivals are ones you don't want to miss in Gastown.
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The panel repeatedly heard there was a "general mistrust'' of UBC's approach.
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British Columbia's Ministry of Health hasn't commented on the suit.
Record-breaking sales seen earlier this year have been replaced by "more historically normal activity.''
Her time in the 100-metre race: one minute and 21 seconds.
Vancouver softens and Toronto looks to maintain its momentum.