In the Greater Golden Horseshoe, approval timelines average one-and-a-half years.
In Vancouver, it takes almost two years, on average, to obtain a building permit.
It costs an estimated $78,000 per unit to comply with building regulations in Vancouver.
Sharing best practices is an easy first step towards a more housing-friendly and affordable Lower Mainland.
On average, it takes more than 15 months to get a permit to build a new housing unit in Vancouver.
Average house prices up almost 140 per cent in Calgary and more than 160 per cent in Edmonton.
Affordability in Toronto has eroded to an all-time low, with prices jumping by more than 50 per cent in the past five years.