The Canadian Press

2016-07-25 | Summer Session

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B-C Premier Christy Clark says every level of government needs to contribute to relieving British Columbia's housing crunch, where prices are hitting the roof and renters can't find rooms. B-C politicians are returning to the legislature for a brief summer session to give the City of Vancouver the power to impose a vacancy tax in an effort to create more rental accommodations. (Clark says she wants Ottawa to free up federal land in Metro Vancouver for housing. She also says municipal governments need to approve more building projects.)

Date: 2016-07-25
Placeline: VICTORIA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << just from the BC government perspective there's more that we need to do and then from the federal government perspective obviously have talked about some of the things that they need to do and Municipal governments need to look hard at the hundred and twenty five thousand units that are languishing in approvals in their planning department >>