The blunt nature of mortgage restrictions means it is easy to overshoot and have too many would-be homeowners locked out, writes Kevin Lee of the Canadian Homebuilders Association.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to release the pre-election budget March 19. He's facing calls to address the issue of affordable housing, particularly for millennials, who advocates argue have been locked out of the housing market. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Owning a home is part of being middle class. This fundamental belief has been shared by Canadians from coast to coast, for generations. Until now.
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
Conservative MPs and strategists agree that appointing former Harper cabinet minister John Baird to lead the election post-mortem is the right call. 'He does not hold any punches,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.