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Buyer beware? In B.C., it’s more like buyer despair. The province’s volatile housing market has led to a drop in prices, but affordability remains a problem. Even with low unemployment and rising wages, owning a home remains out of reach for many residents. Let’s face it: ownership in B.C. has probably peaked at the 68 percent reported by Statistics Canada.
The 2020 Hopwired Festival, at the Croatian Cultural Centre on Commercial Drive in Vancouver, features breweries and coffee roasters from across Canada and the U.S., plus the Espressotec coffee-inspired cocktail competition and a lager bar offering samples from Bellingham’s award-winning Chuckanut Brewery. Panel topics include From the Ground Up With Mecca Grade Estate Malts and Funk Yeah! A Tasting With...