Globe and Mail: Canada Revenue Agency launches Vancouver housing probe

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July 15, 2016 | Mark Hume

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David Eby, the NDP’s housing critic, said it’s about time the federal government got involved, but he was critical of the scope of the CRA’s investigation.

“My first reaction is, where the hell have they been? I am blown away that first of all they have been almost entirely absent from this issue, and secondly that they think 50 auditors is sufficient to deal with this problem,” he said.

At a recent news conference, Mr. Eby said a task force of auditors, Crown counsel, police and tax and corporate law experts should be appointed to “crack down” on real estate speculators.

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