Statistics Canada recently reported that 43 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s population is now of Asian heritage. Some people believe that overseas investment from Asia is pushing up housing prices that are already unaffordable. Photo: AFP Statistics Canada recently reported that 43 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s population is now of Asian heritage. Some people believe that overseas investment from Asia is pushing up housing prices that are already unaffordable. Photo: AFP
Statistics Canada recently reported that 43 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s population is now of Asian heritage. Some people believe that overseas investment from Asia is pushing up housing prices that are already unaffordable. Photo: AFP

Asian community blamed for Vancouver’s housing affordability crisis – but is this a political beat-up?

With the opening of a multimillion-dollar entertainment district in the downtown core, the city has made it clear whom it is catering to

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Statistics Canada recently reported that 43 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s population is now of Asian heritage. Some people believe that overseas investment from Asia is pushing up housing prices that are already unaffordable. Photo: AFP Statistics Canada recently reported that 43 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s population is now of Asian heritage. Some people believe that overseas investment from Asia is pushing up housing prices that are already unaffordable. Photo: AFP
Statistics Canada recently reported that 43 per cent of Metro Vancouver’s population is now of Asian heritage. Some people believe that overseas investment from Asia is pushing up housing prices that are already unaffordable. Photo: AFP
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