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A recent study found that 70 per cent of detached homes listed in Vancouver’s West Side went to Mainland Chinese buyers. But is this a problem?
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4:00AM
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In an old episode of South Park, Eric Cartman is “deputized” then rides around town on his Big Wheel beating people with a police baton in response to what he perceives as violations of the law, or those who fail to respect his authority as a law enforcement officer.

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3:00AM
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I'm not sure why so much very good poetry came out of the First World War, but it did. Perhaps this was the last war that began with some sense of war as a noble, aristocratic adventure.

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2:58PM
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The just-released Parliamentary Budget Officer report projects deficits in every year from 2016/17 to 2020/21.
9:15AM
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Like most taxes, the land-transfer tax does more than transfer money from homebuyers to the government—it stifles economic activity and makes moving less attractive.

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4:00AM
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City council recently voted unanimously to support a 20-year plan aimed at reducing poverty in Toronto—a laudable initiative if council avoids enacting policies that may do more harm than good.
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10:30AM
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The Quebec secondary school rankings are out and once again they offer evidence that, at some schools, academic results are improving.

4:00AM
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There’s no shortage of issues facing the new Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister, Carolyn Bennett, including the state of housing and infrastructure on reserves.

12:44PM
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President Obama has finally rejected the Keystone XL pipeline.
8:53AM
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An "implicit tax" is implicit only in the sense that it doesn’t officially appear in the income tax code.