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BIV Today's Business News: Executive ouster sparks calls to revisit regional growth strategy

Politics and Policy Executive ouster sparks calls to revisit regional growth strategy Metro Vancouver should reconsider its regional growth strategy (RGS) to address business concerns in the wake of recent dismissals and retirements from key regional planning jobs.    Details of municipal cost-sharing for new RCMP digs still up in the air Talks have yet to begin on cost-sharing for the RCMP's new billion-dollar B.C. headquarters in Surrey, according to a Union of B.C. Municipalities memo. Real Estate and Development New mortgage rules good for housing market: BMO Economics The new mortgage rules announced by federal finance minister Jim Flaherty will increase the odds of a soft landing for the housing market, according to BMO Economics.       UDI applauds city’s new affordable housing plan The City of Vancouver will consider streamlining the approval process for affordable rental and social housin