Vancouver Sun: Push to collect foreign buyer data has pitfalls, experts say

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February 17, 2016 | Joanne Lee-Young and Rob Shaw | Vancouver Sun

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NDP critic David Eby said he’s at a loss as to why government doesn’t simply implement the recommendations from 10 professors at UBC and Simon Fraser University, who earlier this year suggested a 1.5 per cent real estate surcharge on absentee foreign owners that would be pooled into an affordability fund.

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