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Claire Wilson

Claire Wilson

Claire Wilson is a journalist with Business in Vancouver and Glacier Media. She reports on real estate and the housing market in the Lower Mainland and British Columbia, with articles appearing across multiple Glacier Media publications.

She is the recipient of the Read-Mercer Fellowship and LSU Journalism Scholarship.

Claire speaks English and French.

Recent Work by Claire

B.C.'s eviction moratorium effective but reveals flaws in tenancy branch

B.C.'s eviction moratorium effective but reveals flaws in tenancy branch

Surrey had the highest rate of evictions during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Impacts of Highway 4 closures are still being felt by businesses today

Impacts of Highway 4 closures are still being felt by businesses today

Lost revenue from highway closures and CEBA loans are squeezing businesses that rely on tourism and recreation
B.C. renters, mortgage holders delaying retirement savings, says survey

B.C. renters, mortgage holders delaying retirement savings, says survey

B.C. residents with monthly housing costs are choosing between 'paying for living expenses today or putting some money away for tomorrow.'
Are B.C. residents really ready for homebuying helpers like joint tenancy?

Are B.C. residents really ready for homebuying helpers like joint tenancy?

New survey report shows that Canadians are considering rent-to-own, joint ownership and secondary suites as ways to get into the market.
Vancouver approves new incentives for mass timber construction

Vancouver approves new incentives for mass timber construction

New mass-timber building projects in Vancouver can now apply to be taller
Why enthusiasm might be fading for B.C.'s housing initiatives

Why enthusiasm might be fading for B.C.'s housing initiatives

'The big housing news was in the last budget and the budget before that.'
Tri-Cities turn to transit-oriented development to accommodate population boom

Tri-Cities turn to transit-oriented development to accommodate population boom

‘Unprecedented’ developments planned to accommodate projected population growth
Budget 2024: B.C. predicts home sales, prices will rise this year

Budget 2024: B.C. predicts home sales, prices will rise this year

Housing starts are expected to fall this year as the development and construction industries battle higher interest rates and costs to build
Budget 2024: B.C. introduces new home-flipping tax

Budget 2024: B.C. introduces new home-flipping tax

Tax measures and funding to BC Builds are the main focus for housing in this year's provincial budget.
BC United's new housing plan is 'small ball,' says UBC researcher

BC United's new housing plan is 'small ball,' says UBC researcher

Kevin Falcon aims to tackle taxes and fees that add 'massive costs' to homebuyers and introduce a rent-to-own program.
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