Your 5 Favourite Q&As of the Year

Private schools, low wages, racism and real estate—here’s a look at your favourite Q&As from 2016.

5. Nathanael Lauster on the Death of the Single-Family House in Vancouver

Author and UBC professor Nathanael Lauster discusses Vancouver’s changing urban landscape—from a city of cottages to a city of condos and duplexes—and why other cities should be following our lead.


4. David Eby on Our Hot Housing Market

The NDP MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey has been an outspoken critic of the provincial government’s inaction on the housing file. We spoke with Eby back in March, just a few months before Premier Christy Clark would announce a real estate tax on foreign buyers.


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3. Andy Yan on Why Vancouver Has Such Low Incomes

The popular urban planner speaks with VanMag about the plight of young professionals.READ MORE

2. Patti Bacchus on Funding B.C.’s Private Schools with Public Money

The outspoken Vancouver School Board trustee (and former chair) says taxpayer dollars should stay in the public system.READ MORE

1. Ian Young on Racism and Real Estate

The South China Morning Post’s Ian Young tackles two interconnected issues we’re afraid to talk about in Vancouver.READ MOREThis was our most read Q&A of 2016, and part II of this conversation came in at No. 2: The VanMag Q&A: Ian Young on Racism and Real Estate (Part II).

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