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Suburban school enrolments rise east of Vancouver, while expensive areas see decline

July 4, 2013

While schools in Vancouver are losing about 600 students each year — and the number of students overall in B.C. public schools has dropped by about 10,000 in the past five years — there are some pockets of the Lower Mainland where schools are overflowing. An evaluation of Ministry of Education enrolment numbers has revealed [...]

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Health care is still expensive

June 26, 2013
Health care is still expensive

Get ready for more cuts within the health care system. Vancouver Coastal Health Authority CEO David Ostrow has told a board forum in North Vancouver, because of ever-increasing demands like patient volumes and an aging population, new efficiencies need to be found, “What we’re doing is looking at all the care we provide from primary care [...]

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Photos: Take a peek inside Vancouver’s most expensive condo

June 5, 2013

Penthouse above Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver went for highest selling price ever on Vancouver’s Multiple Listing Service. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Expensive housing a riddle for British Columbia parties

May 10, 2013

It’s old news that it’s expensive to live in Vancouver, where splashy headlines about terrible housing affordability are the norm. With a provincial election approaching, The Vancouver Sun surveyed experts for ideas about what a new government could do to make housing more affordable. The Sun also asked political parties what they would do if [...]

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Subway line for Broadway corridor is best option but also most expensive, TransLink study says

March 6, 2013
Subway line for Broadway corridor is best option but also most expensive, TransLink study says

TransLink has cited a $ 3-billion subway line along the Broadway corridor as having the “highest acceptability rating” among three potential rapid-transit options. Global TV BC News

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