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Bloated debt loads, high home prices risks to Canada’s economy

The latest monthly retail sales figures, or total amount Canadians spend on shopping, will be released on Wednesday. The data is likely to show consumers taking a breather on spending activity, according to experts. 460 more words

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Big 3 cities drive Canada's still-hot housing market in September

Canada’s closely watched housing market continues to post higher-than-expected sales and price gains this fall, but increasingly, the bulk of gains are accruing in just three places: Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. 503 more words

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Ottawa says tax breaks on way for 'hardworking families'

The Harper government is gearing up for tax breaks aimed at “hardworking Canadian families” and those breaks could be announced within weeks.

Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Tuesday that Ottawa remains on track to generate a surplus of cash collected through taxes and other revenues, and that excess cash will be used in part to cut taxes. 346 more words

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Canada's housing boom comes down to just 3 cities

Young immigrants and boomer echo children who hold good jobs and are able to tap extraordinarily low interest rates are what’s currently behind the country’s housing boom. 658 more words

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Is the housing bubble set to burst? Yes, says author

 Watch above: Hilliard Macbeth is predicting a 50 per cent drop in housing prices within a year

SASKATOON – Real estate values in Canada are going to crash, according to a new book. 402 more words

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Housing bubble in parts of Finland? Yle Housing -edition

I thought recent statistics showed that at least in terms of total housing prices outside the Greater Helsinki area showed real signs of decline. It seems like the Finnish housing bubble is slowly deflating. 744 more words

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