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How Ottawa can tackle the housing shortage

The federal government recently committed $1.37 billion to two major rapid transit projects in Metro Vancouver.


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Rent control has been a disaster wherever it’s been tried. But this never stops politicians from suggesting it.


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When I first came to Alberta a quarter-century ago, vacancy rates in Calgary and Edmonton exceeded 10 per cent. In Edmonton, where I lived in 1988, landlords often gave one month free on an already cheap 12-month lease. Sometimes utilities and cable were included.