David Eby

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NDP candidate David Eby wins Vancouver-Point Grey

Incumbent NDP candidate David Eby won the Vancouver-Point Grey BC legislature seat on Tuesday evening. Eby beat out BC Liberal James Lombardi, Green Amanda Konkin,...

David Eby's criticism of liquor price hikes aimed squarely at Christy Clark's base

Eby's criticism of the beer price increases also strikes a chord with younger voters, who've felt the sting of more expensive craft products. And the...

Housing: NDP and Greens tackle money laundering and tax evasion in Richmond

“The concern is, the housing market is being used as an easy way to conceal and facilitate money laundering,” said David Eby, Vancouver Point Grey...

Has the time come for B.C. premiers to disclose their tax returns?

The news has been welcomed by Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby, who filed two complaints to the conflict of interest commissioner about Clark's second...

Most top-10 B.C. Liberal donors in construction industry

Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby said it's no surprise to him that real estate developers dominated the B.C. Liberal donor list in 2016. He...

NDP housing critic David Eby says Christy Clark's interest-free loan program may have no impact

“There's a really interesting and live question about how the banks are going to be treating these government loans for down payments,” B.C. NDP housing...

Nomination night: NDP MLA David Eby seeks second term in legislature

Vancouver-Point Grey New Democrat MLA David Eby expects to be acclaimed Sunday evening as he attends his party's nomination meeting in the west side Vancouver...

Eby calls for army of auditors to examine B.C. real estate deals

The NDP is supporting an additional property tax which would apply if homes are left vacant or if the homeowner does not pay tax in...

Student who flipped Point Grey property for $1.16 million profit prompts new call for stricter oversight for real estate

Researchers for NDP housing critic David Eby have turned up property documents that show a homebuyer, listed as a student, bought a Point Grey property...

Affordable housing key issue for BC voters in provincial election: poll

Housing affordability has emerged as a key issue among B.C. voters less than a year before the next provincial election, a new poll suggests, as...

Delay in foreign-buyers data leads NDP to accuse Liberals of playing politics with real estate

In a telephone interview, NDP housing critic David Eby argued that the irregular releases and seemingly random date ranges suggest the B.C. Liberals are putting...

NDP housing critic David Eby seeks investigation into “leak” of information on foreign-buyer tax to marketer Bob Rennie

the NDP MLA continued. “And did he act on this information? Did he engage in real estate transactions based on this insider information? Or did...

BC Liberal social media attack on NDP housing critic a sign of desperation: political scientist

... (NEWS 1130) – The BC Liberals are going after the NDP's housing critic on social media, suggesting that party can't be trusted on that...

B.C. Liberals Bob Kasting and James Lombardi vie to become David Eby's new nemesis in Vancouver–Point Grey

The seat has been held by NDP housing critic David Eby since 2013, when he defeated Premier Christy Clark. Former premier Gordon Campbell was the...

Examine links between income tax and real estate title: David Eby

NDP housing critic David Eby says the provincial government needs to take a closer look at why some Metro Vancouver residents who own expensive houses...

Auditors should target low-income owners of million-dollar homes: Eby

The Canada Revenue Agency is deploying dozens of auditors to B.C. in an effort to catch tax evaders, but critics argue the province is still...

Canada Revenue Agency launches Vancouver housing probe

David Eby, the NDP's housing critic, said it is about time the federal government got involved in the issue, but he was critical of the...

Foreign sales peak in Richmond as Quebec ramps up investor immigrant program

It's incredible,” said NDP housing spokesperson David Eby. The data was collected after the provincial government began asking home buyers if they are a Canadian...

BC to allow Vancouver to tax vacant homes

The Globe and MailNDP housing critic David Eby slammed the government on Monday for not acting fast enough on the affordability crisis, saying the only...

Quebec immigrant program increases in popularity … with 'downsides' for BC

Vancouver B.C. February 8, 2016 Uncovered real estate practices --NDP MLA David Eby hosted a news conference alleging fraudulent and "insider" trading practices of some...

B.C.s finance minister supports Vancouvers empty homes tax

Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby talks with reporters outside Canada Place on Monday, July 11, 2016. The government's action on empty homes in Vancouver...

Generational divisions underlie debate over Vancouver's housing market

NDP housing critic David Eby was still in school in the late 1980s, so he too has a different perspective than some older Vancouverites. The...

Province says 3% of homes in BC bought by foreign nationals

24 Hours VancouverNDP Housing Critic David Eby says he's “appalled” that the province is using this data, arguing it has a lot more information it...

'I put a bullet in a gun': Toll of gambling could be high, addict warns

... gambling counsellors and the self-exclusion program, where gamblers can promise not to enter casinos. But the NDP's gambling critic, David Eby, told CTV those...

Smyth: Is Premier Clark underpaid? Green party leader Weaver thinks so

Weaver was especially appalled at NDP pit bull David Eby, who accused the Liberals of&nbsp;“laundering” their payments to Clark. Eby said the 50 grand paid...

B.C. Real Estate Fines Should Be Hiked By 2400 Per Cent, Council Says

David Eby, the provincial NDP's housing critic, called the document an "incredibly damning'' report into a failed regulator and demanded an end to self-regulation of...

Letters: Student owned mansion, David Eby, Peter Brown, NDP, Vision policies, bike lanes

When a student is listed as owner, no income is declared, yet he or she benefits from getting a cheaper education, pays no taxes due...

Greek Day in Vancouver brings tens of thousands to West Broadway

(blog) (blog)At today's celebration, I ran into the local NDP MLA for the area, David Eby, whose constituency office is on West Broadway. This...

BC Premier addresses housing crisis, ignores foreign ownership

NDP housing critic David Eby told . “It's one thing to say you're going to increase supply… but we have record housing starts in Metro...

'Air Christy' Flights Included Learjet to Liberal Fundraiser

NDP critic David Eby said Clark didn't need a charter flight. "There are regular commercial flights to Prince George," he said. "I have no idea...

City of Vancouver to begin taxing empty homes

Vancouver's Mayor says the city is forging ahead with taxing empty homes, with or without the province's support. Gregor Robertson says the punitive tax would...

Citizens Tell the Premier: Ban Big Bucks, End Party Pay

On May 4, Conflict of Interest Commissioner Paul Fraser decided the party, not Clark, had benefited from exclusive fundraising events, and that the premier was...

Michael Smyth: Premier Clark's $50000 Liberal party 'stipend' stirs more controversy

Because NDP pit bull David Eby had accused Clark of effectively pocketing a “commission” on Liberal party donations to finance her $50,000 annual “stipend” as...

Where's Canada's Bernie Sanders? Where's British Columbia's Elizabeth Warren?

Some politicians, such as Vancouver-Point Grey NDP MLA David Eby, have made inroads by highlighting the scope of the problem and advancing solutions. Others, such...

Developers' friends and family buying up housing units creates debate amongst parties

“It's quite heartbreaking for people that are trying to get into the market so desperately right now to know that what limited stock that is...

'Air Christy' Bill to Taxpayers Tops $560000

After Clark lost her Vancouver-Point Grey seat to the NDP's David Eby in the May 2013 election, Liberal MLA Ben Stewart resigned in Westside-Kelowna so...

Homeowners face higher taxes with loss of grants

NDP MLA David Eby, opposition housing critic, said he doubts the province will do anything to adjust the threshold for grants, noting their disappearance for...

Reappointment of Real Estate Council board members draws fire from NDP

NDP MLA David Eby says the decision to reappoint the board members sends the wrong message at a time when the council is facing intense...

NDP housing critic David Eby blasts reappointment of two Real Estate Council of B.C. board members

“It is astounding that the premier would reappoint the same people who were sitting on this council's board when penalties were approved that are a...

Martyn Brown: Looking for a leader and in search of John Horgan

To win, he will have to elevate and sharpen our focus away from our shallow obsessions with the cult of personality to the problems we...

Tax soaring city property values and reward income earners

But never forget that as long as global demand for property here is close to insatiable, more density doesn't guarantee affordability – NDP MLA David...

Smyth: Premier Clark has 'new plan' to keep Metro Vancouver homes affordable

Why “pretending”? Because the government's moves so far have been “laughable,” the NDP critic said, including those 2,000 new affordable-housing units. “That's over five years...

Housing critic says 'demovictions' show Burnaby “out of step” with region on housing

The NDP's housing critic says so-called “demovictions” in Burnaby's Metrotown risk making the housing crisis worse. “It's an absolutely heartbreaking situation,” says David Eby on...

Video: NDP MLA David Eby and Finance Minister Mike de Jong spar over the housing crisis

Below, you can watch NDP MLA David Eby debate this issue with Finance Minister Mike de Jong. Warning: it's long (more than 45 minutes), but...

Letters: Student owned mansion, David Eby, Peter Brown, NDP, ...

(blog)To that I say, could it be that people like Brown donate to the Liberals simply to help keep the horrors of an NDP...

Les Leyne: NDP tapping into home-price anger

One measure of the volatility of the real-estate issue: NDP MLA David Eby held a public meeting on the topic in March in Vancouver and...

Clark's party pay OK, commissioner says

The Globe and MailFraser's decision was released late Wednesday in response to a complaint filed by NDP MLA David Eby, who accused Clark of being...

NDP protests premier's party pay

In a letter to Fraser, NDP MLA David Eby said Clark's party salary “is directly related to her small, high-cost, backroom and dinner parties because...

NDP protests Premier Christy Clark's party pay

CBC.caIn a letter to Fraser Wednesday, NDP MLA David Eby said Clark's party salary "is directly related to her small, high-cost, backroom and dinner parties...

Christy Clark's salary top-up challenged by NDP in conflict complaint

The B.C. NDP has filed a complaint with the province's conflict of interest commissioner about the allowance, which is raised through political contributions including donations...