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Ontario to tax foreign buyers, expand rent control

TORONTO - Ontario plans to help cool a hot housing market by bringing in a 15-per-cent foreign buyer tax, expanding rent control, allowing Toronto...

Housing measures coming ‘very soon’: Wynne

TORONTO - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says her government will introduce a package of housing affordability measures "very soon" that she believes will have...

Feds explore creation of new housing benefit

OTTAWA - The federal government is looking at creating a new benefit to help low-income Canadians who struggle to pay the rent each month. Multiple...

Ontario Helping First-time Homebuyers

Ontario will help more people purchase their first home through a proposal to double the maximum Land Transfer Tax refund for eligible first-time homebuyers...

Legislation Would Support Better Access to Affordable Housing Across the Province

Today, Ontario reintroduced the Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016 that would, if passed, help ensure better access to affordable and adequate housing for the...
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LONG-SOUGHT INQUIRY LAUNCHES TODAY A number of indigenous traditions are expected to be part of a ceremony at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau,...
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FOREIGN HOMEBUYER TAX IN B.C. TAKES EFFECT: A 15 per cent tax on foreign homebuyers in Metro Vancouver takes effect today. It was introduced by...

Local Refugee Sponsorship Committee Waiting for Arrival of Syrian Family

A Refugee Sponsorship Committee, led by Willowgrove United Church, and encompassing several United Churches within the geographic boundaries of Algoma Presbytery, is anxiously awaiting...

Feds doing ‘deep dive’ on housing: Morneau

TORONTO - The federal government is conducting an in-depth examination of the country's real estate markets as it decides whether more changes are needed...
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Ontario Introduces Legislation to Encourage More Affordable Housing

Yesterday, Ontario introduced the Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016, that would, if passed, help ensure that the people of Ontario have better access to...