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Why the Middle Class Can’t Afford Vancouver

I am a relatively rare creature: a Millennial who owns their own home in Vancouver.  I am among the privileged few who has managed, by a combination of luck and work, to purchase a 447 square foot shoebox (plus a

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The Tiber Foaming

Are any of you, when you read or watch the news, ever seized with the peculiar feeling that the ship we are sailing on is sinking?  It feels to me as though we are taking on more water and yet

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“Government spends millions to move mentally ill and/or addicted people into safe neighbourhoods where they may commit fewer crimes”

“Participants with mental illness, addictions thrive after being given apartments: five-year national study,” read a recent headline in the Vancouver Sun. Whenever I see a story like this, I tend to give it a close reading, as I tend to