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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. 

 

Panelists:

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

PHOTOS

Media Coverage:

Canada’s longer visitor visas encourage foreign real estate ownership: UDI panel - Metro, Oct 6
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2015/10/07/urban-development-institute-discusses-foreign-investors.html

 

UDI panel digs into foreign ownership issues - Vancouver Sun, Oct 7
http://www.vancouversun.com/business/panel+digs+into+foreign+ownership+issues/11422237/story.html?__lsa=8851-bc00

 

Rental housing in Vancouver needs protection from foreign ownership, economist says at UDI event - CKNW, Oct 7
http://www.cknw.com/2015/10/07/draft-8/

 

Many of Metro Vancouver’s off-shore buyers practicing tax avoidance, investigation finds - CKNW, Oct 7
http://www.opp.today/canadian-economic-changes-bring-new-property-investment-options/#EiVd1hFV45qVlXP8.97