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Adam Sandler In Guelph, Pediatric Vaccine Clinics Full, Housing Prices: Top Stories Of The Week
CTV News Kitchener,  ON
Adam Sandler In Guelph, Pediatric Vaccine Clinics Full, Housing Prices: Top Stories Of The Week

Adam Sandler's visit to the Royal City, pediatric vaccines now available, and a residence crunch at University of Guelph round out the top stories of the week.

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‘Prison Cell’-sized Apartment For Rent For $550 In Hamilton
The Spec Canada
‘Prison Cell’-sized Apartment For Rent For $550 In Hamilton

This Melvin Avenue apartment has been listed for rent on Kijiji. It’s approximately 140 square feet in size, according to the listing.

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P.E.I. City Desperate To House Locum Amid Doctor Shortage, Housing Crisis
CBC Canada
P.E.I. City Desperate To House Locum Amid Doctor Shortage, Housing Crisis

A widespread doctor shortage on P.E.I. coupled with the Island's housing crisis left one city appealing on social media for the public's help to find accommodations for a locum doctor.

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Rural Vancouver Island Community Of Tiny Homes Facing Evictions Calls For Bylaw Changes
CBC BC
Rural Vancouver Island Community Of Tiny Homes Facing Evictions Calls For Bylaw Changes

Nearly a dozen tenants about to be evicted from their small mobile homes are calling on the District of Metchosin to enact an emergency bylaw that would allow them to stay in the rural community, especially given the region's housing crisis.

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A Broken Cupboard Door Was The Final Straw. It Led To A Total Renovation Of A Home In The Beach
The Star Canada
A Broken Cupboard Door Was The Final Straw. It Led To A Total Renovation Of A Home In The Beach

Shelley and Paul Williams, with son Russell, 15, and dog Arlo in their new, front-of-house kitchen in the Beach.

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'We Didn't Get The Million, But We Did Well': Maritime Housing Sales Cooling After Frantic Spring
CTV News Atlantic
'We Didn't Get The Million, But We Did Well': Maritime Housing Sales Cooling After Frantic Spring

There are indications the Maritime housing market is starting to cool off significantly, but those in the industry say it remains far less volatile than the rest of the country.

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Home Theatres. Saltwater Pools. Private Trails. Here Are Some Of The Most Expensive Homes In The Hamilton And Burlington Area
The Spec Canada
Home Theatres. Saltwater Pools. Private Trails. Here Are Some Of The Most Expensive Homes In The Hamilton And Burlington Area

The Burlington property on Bluffs Way.

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Tenant Waits Weeks For Building To Be Deep-cleaned After Decomposing Body Found Inside
CBC Toronto,  ON
Tenant Waits Weeks For Building To Be Deep-cleaned After Decomposing Body Found Inside

Rooming house tenant Viji Murugaiyah says she asked her landlord "10 or 15 times" to arrange for forensic cleaning after her neighbour's body was found.

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With Labrador's Lack Of Affordable Housing, This Couple Is Out Of Options — And Almost Out Of Time
CBC NL
With Labrador's Lack Of Affordable Housing, This Couple Is Out Of Options — And Almost Out Of Time

When Justine and Martin Obed moved to Sheshatshiu in 2004, they never thought that they would one day be faced with the possibility of homelessness. But since the spring, after their landlord decided to move into their long-time residence, the couple has been leaning on friends and family for places to stay.

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Citing Damages And Lost Rent, Some St. John's Landlords Say They're Not Interested In Affordable Housing
CBC NL
Citing Damages And Lost Rent, Some St. John's Landlords Say They're Not Interested In Affordable Housing

A city survey finds low-income earners are No. 2 on the list of people landlords have concerns about renting to.

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Sask. Housing Market Will Avoid 'big Swings' As National Prices Plummet: RBC
CTV News Regina,  SK
Sask. Housing Market Will Avoid 'big Swings' As National Prices Plummet: RBC

A recent report by RBC has predicted housing prices to fall almost 23 per cent across the country. However, homebuyers in Saskatchewan won’t see such a dramatic drop.

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Tenants' Groups Frustrated After Ontario Rules No Violations At King Edward Complex
CBC London,  ON
Tenants' Groups Frustrated After Ontario Rules No Violations At King Edward Complex

Members of a local advocacy group for tenants say Ontario government rules are failing to protect renters from landlords who are issuing multiple N5 notices in a bid to oust them. 

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Rising Food, Rent Costs Eat Into Young Professionals' Disposable Income
CTV News Winnipeg,  MB
Rising Food, Rent Costs Eat Into Young Professionals' Disposable Income

Groceries are putting a big strain on Canadian young professionals' pocketbooks, especially those who are out of the nest and paying rent.