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Boomers will churn B.C. housing market
Baby boomers, those now mostly aged in their 60s, will create a churn in British Columbia’s housing market, where more than a quarter of boomers are banking on housing to fund their retirement.

GTA turns as condo starts highest in 13 years
Greater Toronto’s brief housing slump appears to be ending as resales surged 6 per cent in July while condominium starts hit a 13-year high.

Architects jumped gun on Indigenous "contest"
As part of the federal governments $1.5 billion housing plan for Indigenous Canadians, it has launched a $30 million contest to come up new ideas.



Speculation tax spooks B.C. Builders
British Columbia’s speculation tax on secondary homes is threatening the new home market and the provincial economy, according to Neil Moody, CEO of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, British Columbia.

Net Zero homes set for Mount Tremblant
Bone Structures of Quebec, which builds homes with steel framing, has re-leased plans for the construction of 42 Net Zero homes in a new lakefront resort community near Mont Tremblant in Quebec’s Laurentians.

York takes biggest hit in GTA new home sales
June new home sales in the York region of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) plunged to 475 units, down from 2,506 at the same period last year. This was the biggest drop in the GTA, according to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD.)

Get ready to welcome 1 million immigrants
Nearly one million new immigrants will settle in Canada between 2018 and 2020, under what Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen has labeled "the most ambitious immigration levels in recent Canadian history."

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