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Mortgage Broker News | 28 Jun 2016, 08:15 AM Agree 0
City to go ahead and craft its own regulations for empty homes if B.C. government does not back a proposed tax on investment properties, says mayor Gregor Robertson
  • Daniel Viard, | 28 Jun 2016, 01:24 PM Agree 0
    I believe it is a great move, although it is only a measure that will solve half of the problem.
    Getting the investors to pay more taxes sounds fair, but the money collected should be used for housing programs which would allow Canadians who want to live in Vancouver to be able to afford a place in the city. Local tax payers should the one benefiting from such decisions, after all it is thanks to them that the city is not a complete ghost town.
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