Coming Soon to Canada: The Occupy Wall Street Movement
Economic News

Coming Soon to Canada: The Occupy Wall Street Movement

It’s been called a growing mob, a bunch of troublemakers and a collection of unemployed lazy people with nothing to do. But one thing the Occupy Wall Street Movement can’t be called — is unpopular. In fact it’s gained so much notoriety, that the movement to protest corruption in banks is coming to Canada. The group says they represent the bottom 99% of America. They claim to be the ones most affected in the recent economic downturn by no fault of their own. They lay the blame squarely at the bankers and financial institutions of the world for driving a deep divide between America’s rich and poor. But is that the case in Canada? Continue reading »

Flaherty Announces Mortgage Regulation Changes
Mortgage News / Mortgages

Flaherty Announces Mortgage Regulation Changes

The mortgage market is changing. After much talk since mid-December about possible mortgage rule changes, the Finance Minister finally announced the changes at a press conference. He re-iterated that the housing market is healthy and stable with 2/3 of Canadians owning their own home. The housing market has been performing very well providing Canada with … Continue reading »