Simon Liem

Simon Liem is a Vancouver-based journalist, who has written for Harper's Magazine, The Walrus and the Columbia Journalism Review.

Hundreds protest government inaction on real estate

“How can we be expected to compete for homes, condos and houses with the globe’s millionaires and billionaires?”Eveline Xia asked a crowd of several hundred gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery on...
Rennie, UDI, Vancouver real estate, Vancouver housing

Bob Rennie calls for more condos, plus a speculation tax

For the condo king of Vancouver, the answer to the question of how to deal with the city’s “potentially toxic” affordability crisis is to take on foreign speculation with smart taxes... and build...
Thomas Mulcair, Tom Mulcair, NDP,

Mulcair vows to repeal Bill C-51 at NDP rally in Surrey

“The Liberals teamed up with Conservatives to pass the dangerous and ineffective Bill C-51... an NDP government would repeal Bill C-51,” NDP leader Thomas Mulcair said, garnering some of the loudest...