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
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