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London, Ontario
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Trade tiff drives steel prices higher
Canadian steel prices are hitting record highs this year and the Canadian Coalition for Construction Steel (CCCS) is calling on the federal government to look closely at any plans to tax imported steel, such as rebar.

Victoria aims to outlaw mini-suites
The City of Victoria is considering a ban on mini-apartments in the downtown core.

Multiples lead home start increase
Record starts of multi-family units are credited for the June increase in national housing starts, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC), which reports the seasonally-adjusted annual rate (SAAR) was 222,041 units in the month, up marginally from a month earlier.



GTA house and condo prices rally
A recent increase in City of Toronto home prices is a harbinger for the rest of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) this year, a leading real estate agency forecasts.

Edmonton residential land sales slump
If housing is a harbinger of a city's economy, Edmonton could be in trouble. Residential land sales in the Alberta capital dropped 57 per cent last year from 2016...

First-timer buyers could lead GTA recovery
Spring is traditionally the time when everything sprouts—including home sales. But this year in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), even with a record warm weather, the housing market is as cold as December.

Four top things homebuyers want
Four of this year's top design trends in the housing market, according to Home BUILDER magazine and its industry sources.

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Attack on Demand
Governments are gutting Canada’s housing market by stifling demand and stalling supply.

Market Report: Quebec Steps Up

La belle province has its housing groove back.


Renovator profile:
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Despite government disruptions home builders delivered 200,000 new homes and more than one million jobs in 2017.

TOOL TALK: Renovation is Outpacing New Construction

One characteristic of renovation is that contractors are more a jack of all trades, using a wider variety of tools than new construction workers and often dabbling in fields that are not their speciality.

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
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