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Vancouver Should Take Note Of Houston’s Affordable Housing

The ECOreport reposts Vancouver Should Take Note Of Houston’s Affordable Housing

The Vancouver SUN via Fraser Institute

By Kennith P. Green, Ian Herzog & Josef Filipowicz, of the Fraser Institute

A recent Wall Street Journal article featured a number of cities that stand out, giving well-deserved praise to Vancouver’s walkable urban landscape. But while Vancouver continues to become even more pedestrian friendly, a much bigger problem is going unsolved. Growing housing costs are consistently outstripping income increases in the city.

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LATINOS JOIN CAMPAIGN TO DEMAND PRESIDENT OBAMA REJECT KEYSTONE XL

300,000 STRONG PRESENTE.ORG JOINS FIGHT TO STOP KXL ON GROUNDS THAT LATINOS ARE HEAVILY IMPACTED BY CLIMATE CHANGE

unnamedThe nation’s largest online Latino organizing group, Presente.org, is joining the fight to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline today, on the grounds that the project would disproportionally impact Latino communities- both by exacerbating climate change and by poisoning the largely Latino communities that live near refineries for tar sands in Houston, TX.
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