Vancouver Sun: Incomplete foreign buyers study still has value, province says

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August 5, 2016 | Rob Shaw

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The Opposition NDP maintains the study is a waste of money because the government charged forward with the 15 per cent foreign buyer tax last week, without waiting for any data or conclusions from the research. Any work would be of dubious value because government dramatically changed the marketplace with the new tax halfway through the study period, said NDP critic David Eby.

“This is evidence of the sudden panic and rush to get something, anything on the table for the public that showed some kind of action other than just studying the problem,” said Eby. “This study and the money spent on it is a victim of that.”

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