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Under pressure from government and consumers, financial institutions are responding to the economic crisis.
With so much of the attention focused on Victoria's tent city and Vancouver's skyrocketing home prices in the housing debate, one group is left hollering, "Hey, what about us?" That group is all of the Province's renters, and it's a group worth listening to.
What were once staples of daily living in our communities -- butchers, bakers, fishmongers, and greengrocers -- are now seen as inefficient when large chain grocery stores deliver all-in-one convenience. But "fast and convenient" has weakened our communities. As the African proverb says, "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
By 2025, a household income of $197,965 will be needed to maintain an average mortgage in the region.
Unaffordable homes will lead to unsustainable debt loads, predicts Vancity.
It may be difficult for Canadians to imagine what it is like to be a woman manager of a financial institution in a developing
Vancity is dumping Enbridge holdings because they fall beneath its standard of a socially responsible investment, announced