2/29/2024 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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The cost of living in Toronto went up nearly 20 per cent between 2017 and 2022 – but that’s less than half the increase seen in the city’s housing prices over ... More

Toronto home prices up 42 per cent over last five years, cost of living up 17 per cent: report

  2/6/2024 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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A new report published today reveals that the burden on buyers from provincial governments’ billions of dollars in levies and development fees on new construction, and ... More

Tax advantages driving exodus from Canada's priciest housing markets

  1/22/2024 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Canada’s pace of population growth continues to set records as the country brings in a historic number of temporary residents, largely through international student and ... More

Canada reports fastest population growth in history in third quarter of 2023

  1/3/2024 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Taking into account occurrences of arson, burglary, robbery, and impaired driving, the poll gauged the safety levels of various Canadian cities. ... More

What are Canada's safest cities to live in?

  1/2/2024 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Canadians preparing their taxes and finances for 2024 might find a bit of help from an unexpected friend: inflation. ... More

Here are the tax changes that will affect your pocketbook in 2024

  9/29/2023 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Millions of Canadians want to achieve their dream of homeownership, but affordability remains out of reach for many, and changing that will be a slow journey according to RBC. ... More

Housing affordability has improved but there's no quick fix, says RBC

  9/19/2023 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Canadians are paying more for housing as of August 2023 than in the past three decades, Statistics Canada data shows. ... More

Canadian housing costs have hit 30-year high, StatCan data shows

  6/28/2023 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Inflation cooled on a month-over-month basis in May, but one factor that has been unrelenting in driving the consumer price index higher is mortgage interest costs — and the ... More

Rising mortgage interest costs now biggest factor driving inflation - and they're not done yet

  6/15/2023 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Statistics Canada says the country will reach a new milestone on Friday as the population hits a record 40 million people. ... More

Canada's population will hit record 40M on Friday: StatCan

  4/15/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Nearly four-fifths of Canadians expect the economy to worsen over the next few months. ... More

Consumer confidence is suffering an unprecedented decline

  4/1/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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How to stay safe if venturing outdoors for essential reasons during COVID-19. ... More

Staying Safe during COVID-19

  3/18/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. ... More

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses

  3/16/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the federal government will close its borders to most people who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents as part of its ... More

Canada to close borders to most foreign nationals, except Americans

  2/27/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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In 2018, the median after-tax income of Canadian families and unattached individuals was $61,400. ... More

How much does the average Canadian family earn?

  1/2/2020 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Most Canadians held back from increasing their debt burden in 2019 and 1 in 5 say debt repayment is their top financial priority for 2020. ... More

Canadians are cutting back on debt amid fears of recession

  12/18/2019 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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There will be growth for the Canadian economy in the next two years as the country avoids recession. ... More

No recession in 2020 says Conference Board of Canada

  12/3/2019 | Posted in Canada Living by Jason Codell
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Contribution room accumulates beginning in the year in which a person turns 18 ... More

2020 TFSA limit announced

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