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City of Vancouver defends decisions to pack advisory panel with Airbnb operators

Signs on the front of Vancouver condo. [GoToVan/Flickr]

The City of Vancouver is defending its decision to allocate half the spots on a 14-member short-term rental community working group to Airbnb operators while only selecting two renters to voice the views of those impacted by vacation rental platforms.

Airbnb operator flouts health orders as neighbours cry foul over City of Vancouver’s inaction

By Sean Bennett Residents of a Vancouver residential neighbourhood are expressing their anger and frustration at City of Vancouver’s failure to shut down a popular vacation rental operated through Airbnb and other platforms continues to violate COVID-19 public health orders.

He sponsored her to move to Canada from China. Then demanded spousal support from her.

Vancouver Law Courts

If you sponsor your spouse to move to Canada, does your spouse owe you spousal support? That was a topic recently resolved at the BC Supreme Court. When Vivian Guo moved to Burnaby, British Columbia, she got a little more

City of Vancouver appoints scofflaw Airbnb host to monitor short-term rental regulations

The City of Vancouver has appointed a scofflaw Airbnb host to the the City’s Short-Term Rental Working Group set up to “monitor the effectiveness and impact” of the City’s short-term rental regulations. The City today published the names of the

Metro Vancouver condo prices edging down in November

Metro Vancouver condo prices are projected to decline in November 2020, a preliminary analysis of housing market data shows. The OpenHousing Home Price Index for condo properties – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat sales or Case-Shiller method[1]https://faculty.wharton.upenn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Brown_2013_House_Price_Index_Methodology_1.pdf –

BC Liberal leader fought for big tobacco against BC while still being a doctor

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson fought for big tobacco against the province while still being registered as a physician, according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Wilkinson touted over and over again during the campaign that

95% of BC Liberal ads negative, most false and misleading

A staggering 95% of all BC Liberal advertisements currently active on Facebook are negative attack ads targeting Premier John Horgan’s BC NDP with mostly false and misleading claims, an analysis of Facebook ad library shows. Out of the 105 currently

BC Liberal leader went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution, and big corruption against British Columbians

Andrew Wilkinson Shrug

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is campaigning hard to become the Premier of British Columbia, but his resume shows that he went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution and big corruption against the very people hopes to lead. Big

China attempting to manipulate BC election amid elections chief’s warnings on foreign interference

Voting Place. Elections BC.

The news that China is attempting to interfere in BC elections to get the BC Liberals elected may come as a shock to many British Columbians, but the provinces chief electoral officer had warned months ago that coordinated foreign interference

China’s 50 cent army lends BC Liberals a helping hand

The shadowy army of social media users notorious for sharing propaganda praising the Communist Party of China and attacking Beijing’s opponents appears to be giving the BC Liberals a boost. ThinkPol analyzed the spread of tweets on BC election-related topics