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Homeownership rates on the decline in Canada, especially among young millennials: data

Homeownership rates have declined from the high seen in 2011, Statistic Canada reported on Wednesday, with the situation especially bleak for young millennials.

U.S. Federal Reserve set to hike interest rates again with high inflation in sight

All eyes are on the U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday to see not only how high interest rates go, but for a hint of...

The loonie is at a nearly 2-year low. What does that mean for inflation?

A weaker Canadian dollar can worsen inflation on goods imported into the country, though experts say other factors could see the loonie come out...

Statistics Canada set to release August inflation figures

Most economists are expecting inflation to have cooled nationally in August as gas prices continued to drop. Statistics Canada releases new Consumer Price Index...

Does your home or office hold the key to solving the climate crisis? Experts say yes

The homes, offices and shopping malls where we spend so much time produce huge amounts of pollution from fossil fuels burned to heat or...

What is ‘core inflation’? This key figure could gauge future interest rate hikes

Economists say the Bank of Canada will keep a close eye on 'core inflation' on Tuesday when the latest Consumer Price Index is released....

As rates rise, is now the time to lock in a fixed mortgage? Here’s what to know

Variable-rate mortgage holders seeing interest rates rise are getting antsy and thinking more and more about converting, brokers say. If you're in that boat,...

North American markets fall Friday, ending a volatile trading week

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 174.28 points at 19,385.88.

When will home prices bottom out in Canada? RBC says spring

Royal Bank of Canada is calling for average home prices across the country to bottom out in the spring with a decline of 14...

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