The odds of a minimum wage worker being able to afford a one- or two-bedroom apartment in just about every city in Canada are next to nil, a new report from an Ottawa-based think-tank says.
Condo buildings look over Vancouver's False Creek, where you would have to make $38 an hour to afford a one-bedroom apartment and $60.93 an hour to afford a m,odest two-bedroom, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
A minimum-wage worker could afford to rent in just a few neighbourhoods in Canada, suggests a new analysis of the country's rental market that also raises questions about a promised federal rent-supplement program.
One of the perks of moving into a newly built house is supposed to be the brand new appliances, but when it comes to furnaces, some homeowners are discovering that's not always what they're getting.
A 27-year-old man was airlifted to hospital just before noon Tuesday following a workplace accident on Strasburg Road in Kitchener. The Ministry of Labour said the man fell from a roof.
Chestermere’s City Council approved an eight percent cut to utility rates on Tuesday and officials say the decision was made in response to resident requests to make the community more affordable and sustainable.
A Calgary police officer sustained minor injuries after responding to a report of an altercation inside a Southwood area residence on Tuesday evening.
Centre 4800 was met with fierce opposition when it was first announced, but now the local community association is "cautiously optimistic" and the Drop-In Centre is preparing to welcome clients to its new affordable housing project.