Globe and Mail: NDP-Greens seek ways to cool British Columbia’s housing market

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June 1 2017 | Mike Hager

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New Democrat David Eby, who has served as the party’s housing critic and is seen as a strong contender for a cabinet post, cautioned against reading too much into the paucity of detail in the document about housing, noting that the NDP and Greens are largely aligned on the issue.

“There was a lot of nervousness on social media [Tuesday] about the agreement not reflecting specific housing-platform issues that people obviously care a great deal about,” Mr. Eby said Wednesday.

“There’s clearly a shared priority between the two parties of what we both see as the corrupting influence of fraud, money laundering and speculation in our housing market preventing families from getting an affordable place to live.”


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