It’s the end of another glorious work week and that means it’s time for another glorious 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:
–Where politicians fear success
–Smart or lucky?
–Foreign money problem
–Cracks in the market?
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
Nothing like the view from the ground. Clockbike posted this roundup of what’s happening just north of Vancouver:
Squamish resident here. I would like to tell you all a spooky story, grab your marshmallows and gather round, I’ll point my bear flashlight up at my face to create dramatic effect. I call this story: “The Haunted Sales Centers.”
It is ~2005, in a rainy windy city, upon the water. There lied the Squamish Oceanfront Development. A plan to create a residential neighborhood with marina, small industrial jobs love and flowers. Fast forward to today: the district is now $6.57 Million in debt. Source PDF.
Surely we have accomplished something magnificent for our downtown core, this is a story of the results of 7 years of hard work.
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