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Foreign Ownership U40 Lunch - Media Coverage

Thu, 10/08/2015

The hot topic of discussion at the October 7th UDI U40 lunch was foreign ownership. 

The expert panel shared differing perspectives on the issue. 



Dr. David Ley, Professor of Geography, UBC

Jeffrey S. Lowe, Immigration Lawyer, Lowe and Company

Cameron Muir, Chief Economist, BC Real Estate Association

Moderater: Catherine Rockandel, Rockandel & Associates


Media Coverage:

Canada’s longer visitor visas encourage foreign real estate ownership: UDI panel - Metro, Oct 6


UDI panel digs into foreign ownership issues - Vancouver Sun, Oct 7


Rental housing in Vancouver needs protection from foreign ownership, economist says at UDI event - CKNW, Oct 7


Many of Metro Vancouver’s off-shore buyers practicing tax avoidance, investigation finds - CKNW, Oct 7