Chair sniffer deserves no sympathy

Crikey readers talk the death of renewable energy, Chinese investment in Australian property and chair-sniffing Troy Buswell.

Not all Canadians are white 

Karl Flowers writes: Re. “Chinese real estate invasion? Not according to the data, fellas” (Monday). Bernard Keane highlighted that the Chinese were not the only significant foreign investors in residential real estate. He noted that the Canadians and Americans were also heavily involved in this activity. People familiar with the level of Chinese migration to Canada or anyone who has recently visited Vancouver will suspect that a large share (perhaps two-thirds) of the Canadian investment in Australian real estate is by Chinese-Canadians. Allowing for this factor would help explain the otherwise unusually high level of Canadian investment, as it would be rare that Canadian outbound investment is more than around 20% of USA outbound investment in most investment markets.

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  1. Blair Martin

    I do wish people like Derek Dutton would provide references for their sweeping and often contradictory claims. I’ve searched for the references he’s not provided to support his statements and all I can find are seriously dated arguments, blog posts by climate change denialists and news reports in Murdoch press publications which is really the same as the first two anyway.

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