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How involved should government be when it comes to cooling the housing market?

Finance Minister Charles Sousa said earlier this week that the upcoming provincial budget will include measures to cool the housing market. Reportedly, disappointment at the lack of measures in the recent federal fiscal plan prompted the announcement,

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Now or Later? Your Financial Strategy

Finances aren't something that everyone readily understands, but having a financial strategy is a necessity for a new homeowner. When money is tight, you have to be careful with every penny. You also want to think about how you can get ahead. Where

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Insurance Basics

If you want to run a business from your house or condominium, your home insurance will be affected.

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Home Insurance - Protect Your Family

Congratulations! You're making the move from your family home to an exciting, new, adult lifestyle community. You've spent considerable time and effort in choosing the right community for you and the same consideration should be given to the insurance

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy birthday to one of the best nations on Earth. How lucky are we? Gay marriage hasn’t been an issue here in a decade. We don’t have to worry about dying in a hospital emergency room because we lack sufficient insurance. Even though we rank 12th

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How are homeownership and unemployment connected?

Evan Siddall, chief executive of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), told a Bank of England audience last week that we should be thinking about raising down payment requirements for insurance-backed loans. Since 1998, the Canadian government

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