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Explore the latest news & resources about the Squeeze, and what we’re doing to squeeze back.
Vancouver city council has approved new regulations for short-term rentals, addressing more than 6,000 illegal short-term rentals currently operating in the city.
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At this year’s Union of B.C. Municipalities convention, delegates passed three resolutions to discourage speculation, flipping, commodity investment and other distortions to our housing markets.
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In early 2017 we called on the Ontario government to close the 1991 rent loophole. Limitless rent increases are now illegal, but the work didn't stop there. Here's a meeting recap.
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At completion, The River District will bring up to 7,000 new units of housing online — the equivalent of Vancouver’s projected housing growth for one year. We just had to check it out and ask some questions.
Much more work required for child care, housing, and generational equity. So what work remains between now and the first ‘real’ budget? A lot.
We’ve taken our terms to the market and have added to our extensive Perks program what we believe is one of the most affordable and flexible health coverage plans around.
Generation Squeeze advocates for younger Canadians day in, day out, in the media, in the community and at all levels of government. Since last summer we've met with Justin Trudeau, provincial Finance Ministers, Mayors, and dozens of others. This graphic has the details.
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We need to start reimagining how we tax the recent surge in housing wealth, especially compared to how we tax incomes, which have remained stagnant for many Canadians.
Today the Government of Ontario passed the Fair Housing Plan into law, including closing the 1991 rent loophole, after hearing from thousands of Gen Squeeze supporters.
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Renoviction. Looky-loos. Mobs of rental viewers and applicants. You name it. Nadine experienced it all — and then some.
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