Vancouver Sun: Real estate developers topped B.C. Liberals donor list in the past year

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Jan 18 2017 | Gordon Hoekstra

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The NDP have accused the Liberals of selling access to power, and have called on Premier Christy Clark to ban corporate and union donations.

Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby said it’s no surprise to him that real estate developers dominated the B.C. Liberal donor list in 2016.

He said the Liberals were slow to recognize and move on a housing “crisis” as prices rose beyond what regular people can afford. “It really explains everything to me — simply that the interest of their donors were different than everyday families and Metro Vancouver,” said Eby.

The Liberals have also criticized the NDP for an event where attendees would pay $10,000 to meet with leader John Horgan.

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