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Share your ideas for the Ontario Place development

The province of Ontario is looking for some fresh ideas for the Ontario Place development. What do you picture being at this site? The goal is to transform Ontario Place into a year-round attraction for local and international visitors. 

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Proposed Growth Plan amendment aims to increase housing supply

The province of Ontario has shared its proposed changes to the Growth Plan to gain feedback from the public. Soon after the changes were shared, the Ontario Home Builders’ Association expressed their support of the proposed amendment. 

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6 housing moves the government made in 2018

Activity varied from market to market, but overall, sales were down in Ontario for both resale and new construction. With that in mind, we want to take a look at a few more housing moves the government made this year, which will surely impact 2019. 

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The Toronto Land Transfer Tax underperformed in 2018 Image

The Toronto Land Transfer Tax underperformed in 2018

It came to light recently that Toronto’s municipal Land Transfer Tax, after a decade of good fortune, will miss the mark this year.

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Share your ideas on how to increase housing supply in Ontario

The idea is that more supply will lead to lower rent. This looks like it’s just a prelude to a series of changes that could come into play with the Housing Supply Action Plan. 

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Nearly 1 million people supported by Government of Canada’s investments in housing support

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation recently announced that since 2016 nearly 1 million people across the country have benefitted from the federal government's investments in building more affordable housing. 

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ENERGY STAR certification now available for new high-rise residential buildings in Ontario Image

ENERGY STAR certification now available for new high-rise residential buildings in Ontario

Last week, Natural Resources Canada announced that new mid- and high-rise residential buildings in Ontario can now qualify for ENERGY STAR certification for the first time ever.

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What another 4 years of John Tory means for Toronto real estate

It wasn’t exactly a tight race and I can’t say I’m surprised by the outcome. So, let’s take a look at what another four years of John Tory means for Toronto real estate.

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Homeowners still wary of growing legal weed: survey

Legalization day is officially upon us – Canadians can now buy and consume cannabis, as well as grow up to four plants within a private residence in most provinces, under the newly-minted federal Cannabis Act. However, while it’s no

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Building more missing middle housing is only half the battle

The Centre for Urban Research and Land Development recently shared a new report, titled “Townhouses Not a Magic Bullet for GTA Ground-Related Housing Affordability.”

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