Is your city one of Canada’s best for newcomers?
Waterloo, Calgary, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, and St. John’s continue to appeal to newcomers, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s report assessing the attractiveness of Canadian cities.
Household costs push inflation index higher
An unexpected rise in the core index for inflation could lead to a change in policy at Canada’s central bank.
Poll: Which lender feature is the most important?
CMP’s annual Brokers on Lenders issue has been written, packed and sent to our subscribers. Some old favourites continued to reign supreme in various categories and some new faces have blazed an impressive trail.
One area to look to for lucrative commercial deals
Brokers looking to crack into the commercial market may want to keep an eye on this one budding area in Canada where sales of commercial properties in excess of $5 million have surged, according to a recent report.
From clicks to clients: making online lead generation pay
Knowing and acting on your click-through rates is crucial if your e-newsletters are to succeed.
Canada’s population set to hit 63.5 million
It’s some way off, but new figures from Statistics Canada predict that the population could hit 63.5 million by 2063.
Alberta leads the country… For insurance premium rises
Insurance premiums are rising faster in Alberta than in the rest of Canada due to the proliferation of freak weather conditions.
Why a super-mailbox could prompt some angry letters
Canada Post is planning to roll out community mailboxes nationwide but a document leaked to the Financial Post reveals that they may damage house prices.
Housing starts slow in US
The level of housing starts in the US slowed in August but revised figures for July show there is improvement in the market.
‘Yes’ vote for Scotland’s independence could mean ‘No’ vote for brokers
Uncertainty looms in Scotland’s mortgage market, as the Scots will vote today whether or not to split from the UK. Industry experts say major mortgage companies are prepping to restrict lending in the event of a “Yes” vote.