Your 5 Favourite Q&As of the Year

Private schools, low wages, racism and real estate—here's a look at your favourite Q&As from 2016.

December 30, 2016

By Vancouver Magazine

5. Nathanael Lauster on the Death of the Single-Family House in Vancouver

Author and UBC professor Nathanael Lauster discusses Vancouver’s changing urban landscape—from a city of cottages to a city of condos and duplexes—and why other cities should be following our lead.

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4. David Eby on Our Hot Housing Market

The NDP MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey has been an outspoken critic of the provincial government’s inaction on the housing file. We spoke with Eby back in March, just a few months before Premier Christy Clark would announce a real estate tax on foreign buyers.

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3. Andy Yan on Why Vancouver Has Such Low Incomes

The popular urban planner speaks with VanMag about the plight of young professionals.

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2. Patti Bacchus on Funding B.C.’s Private Schools with Public Money

The outspoken Vancouver School Board trustee (and former chair) says taxpayer dollars should stay in the public system.

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1. Ian Young on Racism and Real Estate

The South China Morning Post’s Ian Young tackles two interconnected issues we’re afraid to talk about in Vancouver.

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This was our most read Q&A of 2016, and part II of this conversation came in at No. 2: The VanMag Q&A: Ian Young on Racism and Real Estate (Part II).


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