January 2016

High Cost of Housing in Vancouver Splits Up Families

Skyrocketing housing prices in Vancouver and other cities in Western Canada hint at grave implications for a new generation of Millennial homebuyers. Despite BC's booming job market, the high cost of real estate is forcing younger purchasers to postpone starting a family, and is even forcing them out of the city where they grew up.

The Experience of Recovering from Open Heart Surgery

"We were on a cruise to Hawaii in October when Fred felt short of breath," says Edie. "At first he thought it was an asthma attack, but when the same thing happened when we returned home we went to the doctor. It was a heart attack."