Canada

Canada’s Population Explodes At The Fastest Rate Since 1990, Even With Outbreak

Canada’s national statistics agency is estimating monster growth for population. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) population estimates show fast growth in Q1 2020. The population is now estimated to be growing at the fastest pace in 3 years. Canada’s Population Estimate Grows At Fastest Rate Since 1990 Canada’s population is growing at the fastest pace in […]

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Toronto and Vancouver Incomes Decline, While Canada Is “Virtually Unchanged”

Income growth is tepid, according to new data from Canada’s national statistics agency. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows the median after-tax income of families and unattached individuals was nearly flat in 2018. That’s not incredibly surprising, however drilling down there’s some interesting details. Most notable to us – the pricey real estate markets of […]

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Canada’s National Housing Agency Thinks Toronto Is No Longer Overvalued

What housing affordability crisis? The latest Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Housing Market Assessment shows real estate is at a “moderate” level of risk. The ratings, were largely unchanged, but did include one surprise. Toronto and Hamilton, previously at high vulnerability, received downgrades to their risk. Generally, more risk is seen in real estate […]