Whistling Swans = Tundra Swans

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The Headwaters of Ontario is blessed with thousands of ponds and wetlands. In their annual migrations to the Boreal forest and the Canadian Arctic, millions of birds rest in these areas. This ornithological wonder can be tabulated by following “BirdCast “on the internet. It is sponsored by Cornell University and tracks mainly the nocturnal migration of […]

The Invisible Hand

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Could the Quantitative Easing by the Bank of Canada be the identifiable rocket fuel that is feeding the frenzied G.T.A housing market? Several leading bank economists believe there is a direct correlation between the unbridled capacity of our central bank to swallow every form of repackaged debt, particularly their own, and the runaway price inflation […]

Advocating for Affordable Child Care

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Wondering where all the workers have gone? Those with children will simply tell you that their wages are not significant enough to justify the expense of child care! Affordable Child Care would be an immediate panacea for tens of thousands of parents looking to bulk up their social-economic standing and for employers to find skilled […]

Saluting Exemplary Public Service!

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President John Kennedy once said, “ for those to whom much is given, much is required”. Recently, Mayor Tory and Premier Ford have dutifully donned this heavy philosophical mantle. This week`s Solomon-like rhetoric about the greater good taking precedent over the expression of individual sentiments, solicited much public opinion. Realistically these defining statements help establish the […]

Housing Demand Surges as Buyers Take Advantage of Low Rates While They Last !

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Canada’s largest markets saw a surge in homebuying demand in November, driven in part by buyers trying to secure mortgages before next year’s expected interest rate hikes. That’s keeping upward pressure on home prices, according to the latest monthly reports from some of the key regional real estate boards. Anticipated Bank of Canada rate hikes […]

What can be done to create greater equilibrium in the G.T.A housing market?

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What can be done to create greater equilibrium in the G.T.A housing market? Facilitating greater and affordable supply is unquestionably the desired panacea. Numerous media outlets repeatedly insist that > 60% of senior homeowners would prefer to continue to live in their present residence. Perhaps, if the federal and provincial governments could create a home […]

Multigenerational Home Renovation Includes a 15% Tax Rebate!

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This week, the newly re-elected liberal government announced its very own housing plan. Eligible families will be able to claim a 15% tax credit up to $50,000 and be provided $7,500 in support of home renovations designed for in-laws and family members. Additionally, a $4 billion Housing Accelerator Fund was announced so that municipalities can mitigate development […]

What have we become?

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Police looking for 3 suspects after man beaten in homophobic attack at Toronto Islands The month of June is pride month. Many of us are simply stunned that during this month of universal love that such a heinous assault has not solicited greater social commentary and subsequent outrage. It is inevitable that much about our […]