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After receiving 3,000+ signatures from Gen Squeeze, the Ontario government closes the 1991 rent loophole that permitted limitless rent increases for many tenants.
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Victoria city council has unanimously supported measures that'll make it easier to build garden suites. This win means: more diverse, secure rental options in Victoria, and application fees cut by $3,800 for homeowners.
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These documentary film-makers from Oak Bay have a fascinating perspective on the affordability crisis, and they support measures to bring down the cost of housing.
The next provincial election in Ontario is fast-approaching. Since many citizens will cast their ballot for the party they believe will best steward the provincial economy, we wrote this report to showcase the performance of the Ontario economy relative to other provinces and over time.
Heading into the 2017 B.C. provincial election, we were hearing a lot about having Canada's strongest economy. We wrote this report to show that for young people, B.C. actually has the worst performing economy in Canada.
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Giving up on owning a house. Having to move back in with mom and dad. Demoralizing work commutes. Next you wonder whether you can afford to start a family after all.
In this commentary published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health, we argue governments should be containing medical care spending, and investing more in the social determinants of health.
After four hours of debate at Vancouver city hall, council voted to implement a one per cent tax on homes in an effort to return much needed housing stock to the market.
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We launched our CODE RED campaign along with this report, which shows how much housing affordability has deteriorated in Metro Vancouver since the 70's. It ends with 10 propositions for rethinking housing policy so that other regions can avoid the same fate.
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