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Monthly Archives: June 2015

GTA low-rise housing shortage a matter of serviced land inventory

GTA low-rise housing shortage a matter of serviced land inventory

A Ryerson researcher says he has the solution to the problem of Toronto’s chronic shortage of affordable low-rise homes, and it has been there all along. If municipalities, and the provincial government itself, only followed existing legislation, the apparent shortage of land needed for building ground-related homes would disappear. All that is needed is for… Continue Reading

Ontario to ban door-to-door energy sales

Ontario to ban door-to-door energy sales

Ontario is banning the door-to-door selling of consumer energy contracts. Following a review of retail energy markets in the province, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has released a report, “Consumers Come First,” in which it proposes fourteen measures that it says will give energy consumers greater protection. At the top of the list is a… Continue Reading

Toronto of the Future a vision of where the city is going

Toronto of the Future a vision of where the city is going

Predicting the future isn’t an exact science. Last year, the Urban Land Institute and PWC’s “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” report predicted that Calgary would remain the strongest market in Canada in 2015, with robust growth in the office building segment, and a high level of confidence among developers. Hopefully for Calgary, that will still… Continue Reading

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