Sam Cooper is a investigative journalist who has worked for The Province in Vancouver since 2009. A University of Toronto H.B.A. and Langara College Journalism School graduate, he worked for a number of B.C. papers after graduating J-school in 2005. Cooper acquired a keen interest in real estate and financial markets after watching the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis unbalance the global economy in 2008. In recent years he has filed a number of stories on investment from China in Vancouver’s property market.