6/13/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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The head of Canada’s banking regulator stood firm in rejecting renewed calls to remove the mortgage stress test on uninsured mortgage switches. ... More

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  5/30/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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The Ontario government has introduced legislation that includes a new 10-day cooling-off period for purchases of new freehold homes. ... More

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  5/22/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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Toronto and Ottawa recently raised the fees despite a warning from Fraser that it would cut them off from future funds ... More

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  4/16/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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Housing was a key priority in today’s federal budget, though it came as no surprise given the array of housing-related policy announcements unveiled in recent weeks. ... More

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  4/12/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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The federal government today confirmed plans to consult with the mortgage industry on developing income verification tools through the Canada Revenue Agency. ... More

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  4/11/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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Some advocates are praising Ottawa’s move to lengthen the amortization period on insured mortgages for certain homebuyers, but say expanding the policy to all Canadians ... More

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  4/2/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pressuring Canada’s provinces to remove barriers to building more housing, including requiring them to freeze municipal development charges ... More

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  3/22/2024 | Posted in Government and Regulation by Ron Hyde
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Canada’s banking regulator says it has no plans to remove the stress test on uninsured mortgages for borrowers who choose to switch lenders. ... More

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