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Pandemic Real Estate Boom Means Affordability is No Longer Just a Big-City Problem

Canada's housing market finished 2020 with a bang - another record-setting month for both home sales and prices. The number of existing properties that changed hands in December was 47...

Toronto Home Sales Spike 64.5 Percent as Condo Activity Picks Up

Canada's largest home market heated up in the final month of 2020 as Toronto's condo market showed fresh signs of life with sales of all types of properties skyrocketing. Greater...

Vancouver Home Sales Surges 53.4% Setting New Record for December

The real estate market in Vancouver ended 2020 with a spike, as the wave of home buying in December helped the market recover from a weak 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada is refusing asylum seekers at the border, then changing its mind

Like thousands of others who have applied for asylum in Canada in recent years, Apollinaire Nduwimana entered the country at Roxham Road, an unofficial border between New York and Quebec.

British Columbia Housing Market To Remain Vibrant Through the New Year Says Report

A company that supports hundreds of credit unions across Canada predicts British Columbia's housing market will stay healthy until 2021 when the province comes out of the COVID-19 slump. A...

Average Price of Canadian Houses Expected to Hit $620K Next Year Says Real Estate Group

The Real Estate Association of Canada (CREA) said the median home price nationwide is expected to grow 9.1% - to 620,400 by 2021. Supply shortages, especially in Ontario and Quebec,...

House Prices Continue to Rise in 2021, Says Royal LePage

Canadian real estate brokerage Royal LePage expects home prices to rise 5.5% by 2021, based on unexpectedly strong growth this year, due to a shortage of real estate for sale and low-interest rates.

The Canadian aerospace industry reaches for the stars

Manufacturing is the second largest industry in Canada, accounting for around 10 per cent of the country’s GDP according to Statistics Canada. Many products are manufactured in Canada, but the area that...

House Sales in the GTA Increased by Nearly 25 Percent Compared to A Year Ago, Apartment Prices Falls

The Toronto Regional Real Estate Council (TRREB) said home sales in the GTA area increased by nearly 25% from a year ago. The November report from the board showed steady...

Government Plans Foreign Buyers Tax in Bid to Create Affordable Housing for Canadians

The Liberal government has said it will take steps over the next year to tax foreign homeowners living outside of Canada as part of its plan to lower housing prices across the country

The Vancouver Housing Market is Stabilizing After A Slump While Housing Prices in Toronto Hit a New Record

Vancouver, once one of the hottest real estate markets in the world, sales in Vancouver rebounded 46% in September in a sign that Canada's most expensive home market may be confirming. repositioned after...

Innermost feelings of a 29-year-old Vietnamese woman living in Canada.

https://youtu.be/pttaDxaw84s At age 29, married with a 3-year-old child, everything in my life was running smoothly… until I made a decision. I left my husband and child to study...

Top 7 Most Popular Jobs for International Students in Canada

Depending on where you live, the cost of rent, groceries and transportation will vary; however, you can expect the cost of living to be higher in metropolitan cities.  Thus, many would want to...

Never Give Up!

October 4, 2009 is a very special day to me because that is when I landed in Canada. I was 26 years old, had worked as an architect in Vietnam and was...

Buying a House in Canada or Buying a House in Vietnam?

If you were born in an Asian country, you probably are familiar with the phrase "buy a house and build a life.” It was the advice our forefathers passed along. Over time...

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