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Pete McMartin: In Metro Vancouver, there are more rich, more poor and less in between

November 23, 2012

Exactly what was lost, and what has changed, is there on the maps. The first, a snapshot of income distribution in Metro Vancouver in 1970, shows a uniform expanse of middle class neighbourhoods. They blanket all of Metro. Small enclaves of rich and poor areas exist within that expanse, but they are anomalies. It was [...]

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Drop in home-ownership costs offers little help for Metro Vancouverites

November 22, 2012

Price declines eased the burden of home ownership a little bit in Metro Vancouver, according to RBC’s latest Housing Trends report, but that barely dented the unaffordability of property in Canada’s most expensive market. RBC’s third-quarter housing trends and affordability report, released Wednesday, showed Metro Vancouver saw the “most significant improvement” from the previous quarter [...]

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Richmond breathing sour smell of success for Metro Vancouver’s food scraps program

November 22, 2012

It seems like, for the time being at least, Richmond is paying the price for the success of the entire Lower Mainland’s food waste recycling programs. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Metro Vancouver’s industrial land squeeze cries out for bold solutions

November 20, 2012

Opinions differ on how we utilize remaining space Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Wind warning in effect for Metro Vancouver, ferries still on schedule

November 19, 2012

Rain. Rain. Rain. Periods of rain. Rain. Rain. Such is the forecast for Metro Vancouver from Monday to Saturday, according to Environment Canada. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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