In the Greater Toronto Area, home prices are 50 per cent higher than they were during Ontario’s last election in 2014.
Toronto, Vancouver and other high-demand cities should focus on getting more housing built, at a quicker pace.
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.