It’s Friday! Time for our end of the week news round up and open topic discussion for the weekend. Here are a few things I’ve noticed lately:
-Global News Video: Vancouver house prices to drop 30% by 2011
–BC house prices to drop additional 18% in next two years
–501 Pacific: levy passed for $1.4 million exterior maintenance (PDF).
-Exx: Recent price-reduced sales compared to assessed value
-BC is ‘a terrible place to commute‘
–Loonie plummets to four year low
-Text of Premier Campbell’s statement on the economy
–VANOC prepares for economic uncertainty
–Olympic village in good financing says CEO
–Buy an embarrassing license plate, win hockey tickets!
-BOC: Canada on verge of recession
–US land slide to affect Canadian market
–Whitehouse warns GDP number ‘not good’
–Greenspan ‘shocked’ by credit crunch
–US foreclosure activity up 71%
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news, links and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
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