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.
Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.