Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
It takes nearly two years, on average, to obtain building permits in Vancouver.
Typically, secondary suites can be cheaper to rent than apartments.
Toronto, Vancouver and other high-demand cities should focus on getting more housing built, at a quicker pace.
In 2016, average rents in Montreal were $835 a month compared to $1,242 in Toronto and just under $1,300 in Vancouver.