You made it to the end of another week and here at VCI that means it’s time for another Friday Free-for-all!
This is our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend, here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:
–Canadians spend more on housing
–Heritage drives down prices
–Using tax dollars to boost economy
–The little mountain that couldn’t
–Holidays are for losers
–TFW program not so curtailed
–Swedish bubble test case?
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
Vancouver, being part of the west coast, is equally criticized and applauded for its youth. Civilization as we know it barely spans two centuries in this corner of the world, and while that can generate a sense of dawning opportunity and exuberance, it also means that we sometimes lack the refinement, conscience, and depth of a European city.
This criticism is often leveled at Vancouver’s architecture. It’s true that we have yet to build our Notre Dame. The city is not without highlights, however, and I’ve spent many an evening ambulating among them. Here is a favourite from one such stroll:
Continue reading An Architectural Gem Saved