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Alberta lands wallboard plant
A new wallboard plant is set to begin construction in Wheatland County, Alberta, next year, adding a second producer to Western Canada and strengthening local supply chains.

Developer donates $15 million site for social housing
B.C. developer Bayview Place has donated land worth $15 million to the Greater Victoria Housing Society, which plans to build an 18-storey tower with 180 rental units of affordable housing on the site.

Eviction underlines challenge for tiny houses
A small-home community has run into bylaw infractions resulting in its eviction from a site on Vancouver Island, reports the Victoria Times Colonist.



Aloft aims small home plans at Ontario
A new Niagara-based company, Aloft, is launching a tiny home initiative as an affordable alternative to high-priced homes across southern Ontario.

Canada’s 10 most affordable housing markets
The 10 least expensive housing markets in Canada based on the price per square foot are primarily in Atlantic Canada and on the Prairies, and include two larger Canadian cities.

Foreign and first-time buyers driven out of B.C. market
Foreign home buyers stayed on the sidelines in B.C. during the two-year sales surge that started in April of 2020, and many first-time buyers fled Canada’s most expensive housing market during the first half of 2022.

Bank downgrades housing forecast
Canada’s largest bank has downgraded its forecast for Canada's housing market. Vancouver, Toronto and Victoria are the cities likely to suffer the most, according to Royal Bank of Canada.

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