B.C. Global NEWS: Finance Minister throws cold water on real estate speculation tax

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May 25, 2015 | Justin McElroy | Global NEWS  

MLA David Eby is quoted in this article: “… he can understand both sides of the issue as he represents wealthy homeowners in Point Grey and Kitsilano concerned about their equity along with UBC students who one day hope to get in the market.

However,  he says even the wealthiest neighbourhoods in his riding support proposals that keep their streets vibrant and liveable.

‘They have kids that can’t afford to live in the community they grew up in, and they are as concerned as anybody else about where their children and grandchildren are going to live. Will it be a gated community for the super wealthy, or a diverse community and one that supports local stores and local economy?’

Read more here: http://globalnews.ca/news/2016912/b-c-finance-minister-throws-cold-water-on-metro-vancouver-speculation-tax/