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Is the foreign buyers tax actually working?

The Ontario Ministry of Finance released new data, which they say is evidence that the non-resident speculation tax - or foreign buyers tax as most people refer to it - has been successful so far.  According to the province, 3.2% of the 66,434 real

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Airport Announced for Pickering Lands

On Tuesday June 11, 2013, Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, on behalf of the Harper government, announced their plans for the expansive Pickering Lands. It looks like Pickering is to get an international airport, but some issues have already

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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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Insurance Basics

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

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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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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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