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Survey reveals “confidence gap” between men and women home buyers

Survey reveals “confidence gap” between men and women home buyers

Here’s a paradox: women now drive the world economy, according to the Harvard Business Review, controlling around $20 trillion in annual consumer spending, and women make almost all of the purchasing decisions in the home, yet when it comes to buying a home, women are much less confident than men, and worse, they feel unappreciated.… Continue Reading

Canadians rate water #1 natural resource, climate change its biggest threat

Canadians rate water #1 natural resource, climate change its biggest threat

Clean air is the dominant environmental news item today in Ontario, with the legislature passing new climate change legislation aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions. But clean water is also on people’s minds, according to RBC, which released its latest findings on Canadians’ attitudes towards our water. The ninth annual RBC Canadian Water Attitudes Study… Continue Reading

Carbon pricing for Ontario as cap and trade bill passes at Queen's Park

Carbon pricing for Ontario as cap and trade bill passes at Queen's Park

Ontario lawmakers passed the government’s cap and trade legislation today, a key component of its climate change strategy. The government says that “every dollar” of the money raised from the cap and trade program, which could be as much as $1.9 billion in the first year, will be invested in green projects and initiatives that… Continue Reading

Carbon pricing for Ontario as cap and trade bill passes at Queen’s Park

Carbon pricing for Ontario as cap and trade bill passes at Queen’s Park

Ontario lawmakers passed the government’s cap and trade legislation today, a key component of its climate change strategy. The government says that “every dollar” of the money raised from the cap and trade program, which could be as much as $1.9 billion in the first year, will be invested in green projects and initiatives that… Continue Reading

Gas industry first to criticize Ontario’s leaked climate change plan

Gas industry first to criticize Ontario’s leaked climate change plan

It hasn’t been confirmed by the government, and the minister responsible says the cabinet is still talking about it, but a leaked draft of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan is already generating a lot of heat, particularly in the natural gas industry. One of the more far-reaching proposals in the draft is to require all… Continue Reading

Other Popular Stories

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

The impact of the Ontario Government “Fair Housing” rules is starting to be felt, manifesting in the move of some sellers to list their properties – likely to “beat” the  anticipated moderation of prices. Based on Vancouver’s experience with similar rules, economists aren’t expecting a major cool down, and almost certainly a short one.  …

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

If you have any experience living in condos and apartments, then you know that living in such close proximity to your neighbours means getting to know them on a really personal level, whether you like it or not. You see and hear far more than you anticipated, from rambunctious children and barking dogs to midnight…

Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies suggest 18-34 year olds prefer condo and apartment living for walkability, short commutes and access to amenities — and not because of affordability. Many would choose an even smaller condo, with a higher price-per-square foot, just to have ready access to subway. [1] Access to transit was the number one factor, despite price. Lower…

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