Left Over: Vancouver Acquires Land from Big Steal Rail…

Vancouver to buy Arbutus Corridor from CP Rail for $55M Future route may one day include light rail CBC News Posted: Mar 07, 2016 10:21 AM PT Last Updated: Mar 07, 2016 3:49 PM PT Many  Vancouverites,  current and former,  can remember the  squabbles of many years about the ribbon of land running through some of ...

Left Over: Poor Little Rich Boys..

  San Francisco tech worker: ‘I don’t want to see homeless riff-raff’ ‘ Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco @juliacarriew Wednesday 17 February 2016 22.27 GMT Last modified on Thursday 18 February 2016 15.13 GMT – Guardian online   I will never understand why it is that those with the wherewithal to take care of themselves (cash as ...

The Progressive Economics Forum: Canada’s Luxury Index is through the roof

Numbers season is over but good inequality data is still missing. January sees us regularly bombarded with a whole range of economic statistics about the previous year. GDP growth: likely 1.7%, low but looking brighter for next year. Unemployment: 7.2%, low but lots of workers leaving the job market altogether as the employment rate stagnates. ...

Left Over: Ice Floe Condos for Seniors?

  CMA poll finds golden years filled with ‘anxiety’ Poll backs national plan on seniors’ health care CBC News Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:53 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 19, 2013 11:00 AM ET Considering this is the pro-privatization of the medical system – CMA, rather like a certified (or certifiable) Fraser Institute, it’s hard ...

Left Over: Crisis? What Crisis?

What a Greek euro exit could mean for Canada CBC News  Posted: May 25, 2012 1:44 PM ET   This doesn’t sound like much of a Canadian crisis to me, and as for a real estate bubble..doesn’t matter what you ‘blame’ it on, much of big-city Canadian housing is horribly overvalued and has been for ...