The Hongcouver by Ian Young
Vancouver’s foreign buyer tax and the work-permit loophole ‘you could drive Highway 99 through’
After BC’s Premier Christy Clark announced tax exemptions for work permit holders, foreign grads wanted to know: Can I buy real estate now? How much can I borrow?
Ian Young is the Post's Vancouver correspondent. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997. There he won or shared awards for excellence in investigative reporting and human rights reporting, and the HK News Awards Scoop of the Year. He moved to Canada with his wife in 2010.