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Re: What just happened?

Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 6:23 pm
by tdma800
irrelevant foreign news media

plonk

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:09 am
by jimtan
Don't be silly. What's happening to TO is relevant. What happens when the delusion wears off :!:

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:17 am
by tdma800
^--- irrelevant - plonk

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 12:49 am
by jimtan

“We are seeing people who paid those crazy prices over the last few months walking away from their deposits,” said Carissa Turnbull, a Royal LePage broker in the Toronto suburb of Oakville, who didn’t get a single visitor to an open house on the weekend. “They don’t want to close anymore.”

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... rket-slows
Hah! What if this was Vancouver AGAIN?
poink

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:06 am
by tdma800
Irrelevant - plonk

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 6:37 pm
by jimtan
Hopefully it works...

"ANALYSIS

Horgan, Weaver hope to tread historic path in minority government"

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4137115

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 6:40 pm
by tdma800
irrelevant - plonk

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:17 am
by jimtan
This is what happens in BC when you ignore climate change...

"B.C. Liberals are doomed if they don't do an about-face on climate change"

http://www.straight.com/news/917126/bc- ... ate-change

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:40 am
by tdma800
irrelevant- plonk

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:57 am
by jimtan
What just happened? The electorate has signaled that they are looking for collective solutions; not personal ambition.

"Martyn Brown: Building confidence in B.C.’s new NDP-Green alliance

In its scope, content, optimism, and ambition, it is a sweeping document. If implemented, it will confidently assert B.C.’s leadership as a progressive and contemporary force for climate action, sustainable growth, and social democracy.."

.http://www.straight.com/news/918426/mar ... n-alliance

Re: What just happened?

Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:08 am
by jimtan
"HOME wreckers: B.C. cancels loan program for first-time homebuyers

...The province announced today that it will cancel HOME — formally the B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program — a government loan program that aimed to help first-time homebuyers get into the B.C. housing market.

HOME provides loans of up to $37,500 or five per cent of the home's purchase price (up to a maximum of $750,000) to first-time homebuyers for a downpayment.  .

Loan program for 1st-time homebuyers has had few takers, little impact on market: report
In announcing the cancellation, the government said the program had failed to meet expectations.

When it was announced in late 2016, it was expected that 42,000 British Columbians would use the program over three years.

Just over one year in, the government says it only attracted 3,000 applicants..."

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4565304