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Benefit or boondoggle? Housing experts chime in on B.C.'s homeowner loans

By The Canadian Press
December 22, 2016 - 11:06am Updated: December 22, 2016 - 4:03pm

VANCOUVER — A new interest-free loan program touted by the British Columbia government as a boon to first-time homebuyers who are struggling to save for a down payment is drawing harsh criticism from economists and other experts who pan the proposal as a politically motivated move that is likely