Douglas Todd: Trudeau’s housing promises still not materializing

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 21:27:15 +0000

Opinion: It’s imperative to monitor how little the prime minister has done to rein in prices that have soared 85 per cent since the Liberals were first elected in 2015.

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Douglas Todd: B.C. cities growing fast, for different reasons

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:24:05 +0000

Analysis: Kelowna, Chilliwack, Victoria and Metro Vancouver are getting bigger, because of strikingly different migration trends. It’s impacting housing prices.

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Douglas Todd: As Canada dithers about a flood of house investors, Singapore pushes back

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 21:02:25 +0000

Opinion: Singapore announced a 17-per cent surcharge on citizens who buy a second property, as well as other measures to discourage investors. Canada needs to take heed.

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Douglas Todd: How disastrous has the COVID-19 pandemic been for Canadian housing?

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 01:05:43 +0000

Opinion: Ottawa’s war against the pandemic has had an outsized impact on millions of Canadians frozen out of home ownership. But politicians have proved oblivious

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Douglas Todd: Can B.C. First Nations and churches find ‘Peace on Earth?’

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2021 13:00:15 +0000

Squamish Nation elder Sam George initially thought it a bad idea to get involved in a church project involving the founder of a residential school. A sincere congregation helped change his mind

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Douglas Todd: Is Canada's central bank afraid of reining in the housing monster?

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2021 16:00:48 +0000

Is it nervous about igniting a recession by tackling a business it considers too big to fail?

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Douglas Todd: Ontario should follow B.C. in quest for housing affordability

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 15:00:56 +0000

Analysis: B.C.’s government in the past four years has had a better record than Ontario’s in tempering housing prices.

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Douglas Todd: Generous Canada now No. 1 country for foreign students

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 18:23:30 +0000

Analysis: Some higher-education specialists are skeptical about Ottawa’s increasingly eye-catching efforts to lure international students.

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