Tag Archives: Vancouver

Mark Collins – Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

12 Dec

The story: Federal shipbuilding program suffers delays Reports reveal construction of supply ships, polar icebreak is behind schedule. The federal shipbuilding program has hit another setback, as g…

Source: Mark Collins – Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

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Mark Collins – World Does Need More Canada: “The world’s most liveable [affordable?] cities” Section

18 Aug

At The Economist: … … But how “liveable” do many people in Vancouver and Toronto consider the price of housing? Calgary on the other hand is a completely different picture t…

Source: Mark Collins – World Does Need More Canada: “The world’s most liveable [affordable?] cities” Section

Mark Collins – The Dragon vs the Press: Covert (Canada); Overt (Hong Kong)

21 Jun

Further to this post, The Dragon’s Grasp on Canadian Chinese-Language Press… two stories at the Globe and Mail, which is doing a fine job on this beat: 1) Canada: Columnist’s firing at B.C.-b…

Source: Mark Collins – The Dragon vs the Press: Covert (Canada); Overt (Hong Kong)

Mark Collins – Mainland Chinese Buying-Up Vancouver

1 Jun

Further to this post, Chinese (Mainland and Hong Kong) Money Finding Places to Stay in Canada Globe and Mail columnist Jeffrey Simpson, Canadian journalism’s voice of received wisdom (though …

Source: Mark Collins – Mainland Chinese Buying-Up Vancouver

Mark Collins – Chinese (Mainland and Hong Kong) Money Finding Places to Stay in Canada

12 May

Houses and hotel rooms suck in the funds–further to this April 2015 post, Dragoncouver Millionaires–and Ordinary Canadians two headlines on housing: Foreign [Chinese] buyers crushing Vancouve…

Source: Mark Collins – Chinese (Mainland and Hong Kong) Money Finding Places to Stay in Canada

Mark Collins – Sticker Shock for RCN: Aussies Getting Supply Ships for Quarter of What We’re Paying

6 May

That’s because the Royal Australian Navy’s ships will be built in Spain whilst ours are to be built in Canada (see “Non-Combat Vessels for Coast Guard, RCN: The Curse of Seaspan V…

Source: Mark Collins – Sticker Shock for RCN: Aussies Getting Supply Ships for Quarter of What We’re Paying

Mark Collins – New Canadian Coast Guard Vessels: Sticker Shock and Never Never Land, Oceanographic Section

16 Feb

Source: Mark Collins – New Canadian Coast Guard Vessels: Sticker Shock and Never Never Land, Oceanographic Section