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Census 2016: some of Vancouver's richest areas are emptying out - Globalnews.ca;

Census 2016: some of Vancouver's richest areas are emptying out - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caCensus 2016: some of Vancouver's richest areas are emptying outGlobalnews.caThe latest census numbers reveal Canada is once again the fastest growing nation in the G7. More than 35 million people now call this country home. As Shirlee Engel reports, the population has continued the shift from east to west.and more »

Vancouver has the highest proportion of empty, underused homes in 35 years - The Globe and Mail;

Vancouver has the highest proportion of empty, underused homes in 35 years - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailVancouver has the highest proportion of empty, underused homes in 35 yearsThe Globe and MailHomes left vacant or not used as primary residences in Metro Vancouver now account for 6.5 per cent of the region's housing stock, adding fuel to concerns that real estate speculators are hollowing out neighbourhoods and driving up prices, according to ...and more »

New residents flock to Surrey and Township of Langley, according to latest census figures - Vancouver Sun;

New residents flock to Surrey and Township of Langley, according to latest census figures - Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunNew residents flock to Surrey and Township of Langley, according to latest census figuresVancouver SunFebruary 8, 2017 - Single dad Brian Appel (r) moved back to the Lower Mainland for better job prospects after a decade away from the region, and settled with his 11 year-old daughter Olivia in Surrey. Mark van Manen / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print.and more »

Number of unoccupied Vancouver homes rises to 25000, census data show - MetroNews Canada;

Number of unoccupied Vancouver homes rises to 25000, census data show - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews CanadaNumber of unoccupied Vancouver homes rises to 25000, census data showMetroNews CanadaThe number of empty homes in Metro Vancouver continues to rise, according to population growth data from the 2016 Census. Between 2011 and 2016, the percentage of homes left vacant or not permanently lived in in the City of Vancouver rose from 7.7 per ...and more »

Metropolitan Vancouver population grew at slower rate than other western Canadian cities - Straight.com;

Metropolitan Vancouver population grew at slower rate than other western Canadian cities - Straight.com

Straight.comMetropolitan Vancouver population grew at slower rate than other western Canadian citiesStraight.comAnyone who attends a Pride parade in Vancouver likely leaves thinking that the city is getting more crowded. Charlie Smith. There's a perception that the Lower Mainland's population is among the fastest growing in Canada.and more »

New census counts 25502 unoccupied homes in Vancouver, for 15 per cent jump over 2011 - Vancouver Sun;

New census counts 25502 unoccupied homes in Vancouver, for 15 per cent jump over 2011 - Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunNew census counts 25502 unoccupied homes in Vancouver, for 15 per cent jump over 2011Vancouver SunA home sits empty, and awaiting demolition, at the corner of Parker Street and Victoria Drive in Vancouver on Wednesday. NICK PROCAYLO / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print. The latest census numbers for 2016 show there were 25,502 unoccupied or ...and more »

Census 2016: District of Langley has highest growth rate in Metro Vancouver - MetroNews Canada;

Census 2016: District of Langley has highest growth rate in Metro Vancouver - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews CanadaCensus 2016: District of Langley has highest growth rate in Metro VancouverMetroNews CanadaResource-dependent areas saw a steep loss in population, the census revealed. Tumbler Ridge, a town that had several coal mines shut down, had a 26.7 per cent population loss. Share on Facebook. Tweet ...and more »