It’s open topic and news round up time! Here are a few stories I’ve noticed as we shift into 2009:
–Metro Vancouver home equity takes a huge hit
–Worse numbers to come
–2008: What a year that was!
–TSX loses 35% in dismal year
–Hiring climate in Vancouver area turns chilly
–Forest sector loses $230 million in 3rd quarter
–Electronic Arts: Job cuts to 10% of work force
–A quarter century of ‘leaky condo’ crisis
–Falling Canadian house prices still better than USA
–Best prediction of 2008: Garth Turner on real estate
–Five tips to keep your credit healthy in 2009
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have a great weekend and a Happy New Year!