An economist explains what the Bank of Canada’s interest rate hike to five per cent means for Canadians.
New mortgage products designed to help struggling first-time buyers hark back to the pre-2008 market and so should come with a warning.
The federal government should make the grocery rebate permanent by adding it to the GST/HST credit.
Since foreign owners only represent a tiny segment of the housing market, it’s unlikely that Canada’s new ban on foreign homebuyers will make homes more affordable for Canadians.
History indicates house prices are more likely to see a correction and prolonged stagnation, not a crash
Government moves to encourage longer and larger home loans won’t address housing affordability in the UK
Elder economic insecurity is a problem for all races, but it’s far more common for people of color, particularly in certain states.
Fast fashion is far from green. But the rapid expansion of online clothing resale platforms could help shrink the garment industry’s negative impact on the environment.
It’s time to reset Canada’s housing policies to make cities more affordable and more socially just places to live.
Gentrification often leads to the eviction of poor and largely racialized populations. When a university campus drives the change, they can choose to do something about it.
Turkey has become easier to produce over the years, making it easier on American wallets – with some environmental benefits as well.
The prices households pay for drinking water and wastewater services have been rising faster than the rate of inflation.