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What Interest Rates Mean For Real Estate

Well, the Bank of Canada finally did it. For the first timeĀ in seven years, the benchmark overnight rate went up a quarter of a percentage point. One must wonder, what does this mean for real estate? Well, what it means for real estate is what it means for the larger story that is the Canadian […]

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Nov 0
Nov 0

Foreign skilled labour could be Canada’s shining light

There’s no doubting the abundance of political and economic uncertainty out there right now. Many people are worried about the future, unsure of what’s to come concerning a wide variety of issues. One thing you can bank on today, the Canadian government has taken a forward-thinking approach to the country’s economy. Exhibit A took place […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Looking into the future of energy

Chatting with BC Premier Christy Clark, our newly minted but most definitely proactive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threw out another excellent idea this week. He said he’s open to the idea of supporting a new electricity grid that would help ship surplus power out of our province and into Alberta, which would help it reduce […]

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Feb 0
Feb 0

Jobless rate in B.C. lowest in country

B.C’s unemployment rate stayed pretty much the same in January at 6.6%, heading down a fraction from December when it was at 6.7%. Now you might think, this isn’t very newsworthy? However when you look at the context of the world’s economy, and even the Canadian economy, 6.6% is most definitely a positive number. First […]

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