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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.
Jul 7th, 2016
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.
Oct 17th, 2013
Toronto passes Vancouver as priciest place to live
Survey says high rents, high loonie pushed Hogtown over the top.
Jul 12th, 2011