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Federal banking regulator steps up supervision of mortgage underwriting

The central bank said the severity of the risks associated with a sharp correction in real estate prices in Vancouver and Toronto as well as from household financial stress have risen.

Privilege and empathy: The welfare food challenge confronts us with taboos and truisms

British Columbians from all walks of life are showing their support for an increase in welfare rates by eating no more than $26 worth of groceries over the next seven days.

Toronto passes Vancouver as priciest place to live

Survey says high rents, high loonie pushed Hogtown over the top.