2013 July

The stark geography of housing prices in Vancouver

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I would love to be able to map this kind of data for Toronto and Montreal. Never has the divide between West Van and East Van been more clear. (For the associated article in the Globe and Mail, click here.)

It’s instructive to put this side-by-side with local election returns. Here’s a map from a very good SFU masters thesis by Michelle Vernooy, which shows the areas supporting the centre-left Vision party versus the centre-right NPA:

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