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Explore the latest news & resources about the Squeeze, and what we’re doing to squeeze back.
Certain owners of $3+ million homes — outraged over new housing taxes — are getting plenty of coverage. But how does their situation compare with the challenges faced by everyone else?
We supported the successful approval of two purpose-built rental projects in Vancouver, providing 61 new, secure homes.
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We supported a controversial new development to build 83 new homes along one of Victoria's major urban corridors.
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Despite one of the worst vacancy rates around and an ‘unprecedented’ showing of youth voices, North Vancouver twice rejected a rental proposal key to community growth.
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Measures to increase taxes on vacant and high value homes in some parts of Canada have created a backlash. This report responds by proposing that instead of backing down, we need to refine what we have, and go even further.
Ontario budget positions parents with children aged 2.5 to four years to save tens of thousands of dollars with historic plans to eliminate child care fees.
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The 2018 B.C. budget raises the Foreign Buyers Tax from 15 to 20 per cent, and expands it to Greater Victoria, the Fraser Valley, Central Okanagan, and the Nanaimo area.
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B.C.’s new budget offers younger British Columbians reason to celebrate. While it won’t solve the #CodeRed affordability challenges overnight, it makes more progress on child care and housing than we have seen in years.
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Go to school, get the job, fall in love, have the baby. That's how it's supposed to work, right?
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Social spending contributes more to population health than medical spending, but new research shows government investments in older generations have been prioritized, while younger Canadians keep falling further behind.
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