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Central Okanagan Single-family Home Prices Up $100K In Two Months
Global News Okanagan,   BC
Central Okanagan Single-family Home Prices Up $100K In Two Months

The Association of Interior Realtors said Okanagan real estate is still very much a seller’s market, however, many potential sellers are not listing due to extremely low inventory levels.

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Ottawa Fire Crews Respond To Three Fires In Three Hours
CTV News Ottawa,  ON
Ottawa Fire Crews Respond To Three Fires In Three Hours

Two cats died in an apartment fire in Ottawa's Pineview neighbourhood Thursday afternoon.

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All Three Levels Of Government Must Work Together To Solve The Housing Shortage
The Star Canada
All Three Levels Of Government Must Work Together To Solve The Housing Shortage

The GTA’s housing supply challenge will only be solved if governments at all three levels work together, writes Dave Wilkes.

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A Door Key Lockbox Can Allow An Interested Buyer To Safely Tour The Inside Of Your Home
The Star Canada
A Door Key Lockbox Can Allow An Interested Buyer To Safely Tour The Inside Of Your Home

Lockboxes allow an interested buyer’s sales rep to enter a code and obtain the key to a home for a viewing, which they must supervise, writes Joe Richer.

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Tourism In Ontario's Prince Edward County Is Booming. If Only Staff Could Afford To Live There
CBC Toronto,  ON
Tourism In Ontario's Prince Edward County Is Booming. If Only Staff Could Afford To Live There

Small business owners in Prince Edward County are now routinely arranging or offering housing to try to secure summer staff who would otherwise be priced out of its booming housing market.

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St. Albert Retirement Home Evacuated As Flames Engulf It
CTV News Edmonton,  AB
St. Albert Retirement Home Evacuated As Flames Engulf It

Residents of a seniors’ retirement home were evacuated Thursday evening due to a fire.

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Montreal Mayor Stands Firm On Tent Cities As She Announces New Rapid Housing Projects
Global News Montreal,  QC
Montreal Mayor Stands Firm On Tent Cities As She Announces New Rapid Housing Projects

Mayor Valérie Plante stirred the ire of social advocates on Thursday by stating that tent cities that have popped up around Montreal will not be tolerated. Plante says she is committed to tackling the city’s housing crisis and plans are underway to have 10 rapid housing projects up and running by 2022. But as Global’s...

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Former Tenants Of B.C. Home Leave Eyesore Behind
CTV News Vancouver,  BC
Former Tenants Of B.C. Home Leave Eyesore Behind

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Peterborough Affordable Housing Announcement
Global News Toronto,  ON
Peterborough Affordable Housing Announcement

We begin with a big investment into what is a big problem in Peterborough. The Provincial and Federal governments announced this morning an investment of more than three million dollars into local affordable housing projects. Tricia Mason has more…

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Winnipeg Beer Garden's Outreach To Homeless Encampment Leads To Housing For Some
CBC MB
Winnipeg Beer Garden's Outreach To Homeless Encampment Leads To Housing For Some

By simply trying to be good neighbours, a pop-up beer garden in Winnipeg may have helped some people experiencing homelessness find a place to live. 

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Mill River Resort Expands, Building Homes For Purchase
CBC PEI
Mill River Resort Expands, Building Homes For Purchase

The Mill River Resort in western P.E.I. is looking to create more of a resort community with a new residential development across the road from the hotel.

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North Bay Advocates Hope 'rent Bank' Will Help Tenant And Landlords Facing Financial Pressures
CBC Sudbury,  ON
North Bay Advocates Hope 'rent Bank' Will Help Tenant And Landlords Facing Financial Pressures

Two groups in North Bay have teamed up in an effort to help tenants and landlords who are facing financial pressures.

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New Lawrence Heights Townhouses Include Built-in Basement Apartments To Help With Affordability
The Star GTA,  ON
New Lawrence Heights Townhouses Include Built-in Basement Apartments To Help With Affordability

Theresa Le, who bought a new townhouse with a legal basement apartment in the new Lawrence Heights development, says the option of renting it out will help her pay the mortgage.