Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
It takes nearly two years, on average, to obtain building permits in Vancouver.
Metro Vancouver’s housing crunch exists primarily because there aren’t enough new homes getting built.
Between 2000 and 2016, average mortgage interest rates fell by almost two-thirds.
Long and uncertain permit timelines can have led to fewer new housing units being built in Vancouver.
The B.C. NDP wants to raise the province’s carbon tax to $50 per tonne.