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This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Real Estate Development Is Booming, While Consumer Credit Tanks

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s most important stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Household Credit Slows, As Consumer Credit Growth Plunges Lower Canadian household debt is still rising, but experienced a bit of a hiccup in the latest numbers. The balance of outstanding household debt reached $2.26 trillion in November, up 3.9% from […]


Canada’s Residential Investment As A Percent of GDP Is Dropping, But Still Elevated

Canadians are still real estate fanatics, but the peak was so high, today’s levels seem normal. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows investment in residential structures increased in Q3. When compared as a percentage of GDP however, residential investment is down from the peak. Although it’s still way above usual. Residential Investment Residential investment (a.k.a. […]