Federal Budget 2017: Changes for Skilled Workers, Families and Beer Lovers
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Federal Budget 2017: Changes for Skilled Workers, Families and Beer Lovers

We now know the details of the 2017 federal budget – the second since the Liberal government came to power. Released on March 22, it’s being characterized as a “stay the course” announcement as there were no new tax breaks announced, no new taxes revealed and no major new funding. Forecasters were bracing for changes … Continue reading »

Cost of Mortgage is Going Up: CMHC Hikes Mortgage Insurance Premiums
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Cost of Mortgage is Going Up: CMHC Hikes Mortgage Insurance Premiums

If you’re applying for a mortgage with a small down payment, be prepared to pay a little more every month for default insurance. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation recently announced it will increase the premiums for ‘mortgage default insurance’ (also called mortgage loan insurance) effective March 17, 2017… Continue reading »