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Barbara Yaffe: Vancouver housing affordability poses puzzle for real estate honchos

February 19, 2014

Conference brings together 2,500 real estate executives from across Canada. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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With Vancouver prices up, a call for curbs

December 16, 2013

Affordability angst is growing as the numbers pile up globeandmail – British Columbia

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Rogue dentists operating in affordability gap, says clinic

October 19, 2013
Rogue dentists operating in affordability gap, says clinic

The B.C. College of Dental Surgeons can’t say how many rogue dentists are practising in B.C., but the head of a subsidized dental clinic in Vancouver says there are more people seeking low-cost or free dental care than his service can help. CBC | British Columbia News

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Ferry ridership down while fares go up

May 31, 2013
Ferry ridership down while fares go up

The same month B-C Ferries hiked its rates, ridership tumbled on the major routes. On April 1st, the Ferry Corporation increased fares by an average of 4.1 per cent for all routes — by the end of the month, ridership was down…and in some cases way down. Take the Gulf Islands run — it saw [...]

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Home sales still taking a hit in B.C.

April 15, 2013
Home sales still taking a hit in B.C.

Homes sales in the province have taken a big dip compared to last year,  but the BC Real Estate Association says don’t expect that to lead to a drop in prices. Chief economist Cameron Muir says while sales increased slightly March over April, they dropped 22 percent comparing the first few months of this year [...]

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