The Residences at Silvertip Village, which have 360-degree alpine views, are part of a 223-hectre mountain resort near Banff National Park. Photo: SCMP

Canadian property market tide shows sign of turning

A vacation home in one of the world's most coveted recreational playgrounds is fun to have during good times, but one of the first things to go - along with the yacht and the fancy weekend wheels - when the economy goes pear-shaped.