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Chinese envoy challenges new Vancouver home tax as fallout spreads

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 05:50

Vancouver

CHINA'S top envoy in British Columbia challenged the Canadian province's new 15 per cent tax on foreign homebuyers, questioning the justification behind the hastily imposed measure.

"Why a 15 per cent tax? Why now? Why this rate? What's the purpose? Will it work?" Liu Fei