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Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Housing starts miss expectations as condo construction cools

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts was down in October, compared with September, as the rate of new multiple-unit homes starting construction, including condominiums, slowed. The agency estimates the standalone monthly seasonally adjusted annual rate was 183,604 units in October, down from 197,355 the previous month. Economists had […]

Canada housing starts cool in August, seen slowing further

TORONTO — Canadian housing starts cooled more than expected in August, while the previous month was also revised slightly lower, data showed on Tuesday, setting the stage for what is widely expected to be a slowing housing market as 2014 draws to a close. A report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp showed the […]

Canada’s Carney says rate hikes “less imminent” – Consult with a Vancouver Mortgage Broker

TORONTO (Reuters) – Interest rate hikes have become less imminent than the Bank of Canada once expected, although rates are still likely to rise, central bank Governor Mark Carney said in an interview published on Saturday. “Over time, rates are likely to increase somewhat, but over time, so a less imminent timing relative to our expectation,” […]

Canada not headed for recession: Flaherty

Reuters  Sep 14, 2011 OSHAWA, Ontario  – Canada should see modest economic growth and avoid a double-dip recession, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Wednesday. The economy shrank slightly in the second quarter, and Bank of Nova Scotia said this week the country may already be in another recession, but Mr. Flaherty said that is not […]


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