Housing markets in Canada’s largest cities are once again the subject of national news, this time because of an increase of the minimum down payments for government-backed mortgages.
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As recent as 2009/10, Quebec’s per-person net debt burden was approximately $4,400 higher than Ontario’s. That gap is projected to be just $1,100 this year.
A higher target rate will raise uncertainty about future inflation and be costly for the economy.
The federal government’s projected fiscal balance has gone from a $4.3 billion surplus to a budget deficit that could be as large as $25 billion.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the exoneration of Lynden Dorval, an Edmonton physics teacher who was fired for giving zeroes on student assignments that were not completed.
In Canada, the decline in house calls has taken place despite evidence that an increase in house calls would increase quality of care and decrease costs.
On the mainline general-interest CBC shows, you almost never hear praise for markets.
The issue of whether the new federal government requires explicit approval of the electorate via a referendum to change the way parliamentarians and our federal government is elected is gaining a surprising amount of attention.
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