Christy Clark says real estate investment not the focus of Asia trip

Dec 19 2017, 10:06 pm

Premier Christy Clark clarified on Twitter Monday that her trade mission through Asia has nothing to do with real estate, and instead focuses on growing B.C.’s economy.

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Clark received criticism for including two real estate companies on her trade mission to Korea, Japan, and the Philippines amid controversy over foreign homeownership in the province, particularly in Vancouver.

Still, it seems some people aren’t convinced:

While Christy Clark has remained relatively silent on the issue of foreign homeownership in Vancouver, a report released from SFU earlier this month blames the provincial and federal governments for allowing the situation to escalate.