Survey says large majorities of homeowners in Metro Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area want housing prices to stop rising.
Ontario’s population may grow by 30 per cent, from 14.2 to 18.5 million.
The Wynne government almost exclusively targeted housing demand—not supply.
Employment growth has been lopsided, with the GTA and adjacent areas reaping most of the benefits.
Without the OMB as a scapegoat, councillors must now make tough decisions themselves.
Historically low interest rates have enabled families to more than double their mortgage borrowing power since 2000.
Toronto, Vancouver and other high-demand cities should focus on getting more housing built, at a quicker pace.
Considering current amalgamation movements in Canada, there’s strong evidence that many do not yet grasp the importance of decentralization.
Between 2011 and 2016, the city gained more than 116,000 new residents.
Labour market performance has been extremely weak since the last recession.