March 2022

Posthaste: Canadian home buying frenzy is showing signs of slowing down

Posted on Mar 23, 2022

Buying intentions shift back to pre-pandemic levels, RBC poll finds
By Victoria Wells

Buying intentions have shifted back to levels last seen in January 2020, RBC's poll found. Photo by Kevin King/Winnipeg Sun/Postmedia Network.

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Mortgage industry urges Ottawa to tackle housing affordability, takes aim at homebuyer incentive

Posted on Mar 21, 2022

Mortgage Professionals Canada recommendations include letting first-time homebuyers get mortgage terms of up to 30 years
 Pedestrians pass in front of houses in Toronto. Photo by Cole Burston/Bloomberg
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A group representing Canada’s mortgage industry said Monday that the federal government has failed to address Canada’s housing affordab...

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Province commissions economic impact study on Calgary-Banff passenger train proposal

Posted on Mar 16, 2022

“It is an economic impact study that was commissioned in December. Further details will be available upon completion of the study,” said Rob Williams, press secretary for Alberta Transportation Minister Rajan Sawhney.

Banff train station. RMO file photo

BANFF – The province of Alberta has hired PricewaterhouseCoopers to do an economic impact study on...

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