In a letter to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Sousa says that boosting the taxable amount above 50 per cent could reduce the incentive for people to purchase homes on speculation
Mar 20, 2017
Government rule change has made it more difficult to lenders to insure mortgages with lower loan-to-value ratios, resulting in more competitive rates for borrowers with smaller down payments
Mar 16, 2017
The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention kicks off in Toronto on Sunday, and organizers say they’re gearing up for a solid year.
Mar 05, 2017
Effects of house-price increases are being felt in cities as far away as Guelph and Peterborough, though not as much as in Hamilton
Jan 24, 2017
The head of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business says he’s concerned that a deal struck between Walmart Canada and Visa over merchant fees could lead to higher costs for smaller businesses.
Jan 06, 2017
The year ahead is expected to be pivotal for the country’s emerging marijuana industry, and companies big and small are eager to get a slice of the pot pie
Dec 26, 2016
Low-cost digital banking services part of effort to improve quality of life to those off the financial grid
Nov 23, 2016
The popular vacation-rental site has seen growth among older demographics and, with a little research, is a great tool for generating extra cash
Nov 20, 2016
Investigation launched following complaint from advocacy group
Oct 28, 2016
A plethora of online-based financial technology startups have sprouted up in recent years, offering alternatives to the traditional banks and money transfer services such as Western Union
Sep 29, 2016
Alexandra Posadzki is a multimedia journalist who has worked in Vancouver and Toronto covering a range of topics including crime, disasters, labour strife, business, politics and justice.