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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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B.C.’s new reading czar leads the charge on child literacy

September 8, 2012

Maureen Dockendorf faces a formidable task as B.C.’s new reading superintendent. She has nine months to prove she and her newly assembled team of experts, working with primary teachers, can effect a significant improvement in a stubborn statistic that suggests one third of young B.C. students aren’t reading as well as expected. Vancouver Sun – [...]

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