Vancouver’s high rental prices

Vancouver renters share the pain of high housing prices Vancouver isn’t just one of Canada’s most expensive housing markets for buyers, but also renters. According to new data released by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the highest average monthly rent was $1,345 for a two-bedroom, primary purpose-built apartment in Vancouver. Calgary had the […]

Leaving the cottage to family?

Plan ahead to deal with taxes if you want to pass your cottage to your children Sitting by the lake and watching the grandchildren cannonball off the dock might be the dream of many cottage-owning baby boomers. But handing down the cottage to those grandkids so that they might one day do the same can […]

Distracted driving penalties increase…

Maximum $1K fine and three demerit points for Ontario drivers who text, email or talk on handheld phone Ontario unanimously passed legislation Tuesday increasing penalties for drivers who text or use a handheld phone while on the road, and who open their door into the path of a cyclist. The update to the Highway Traffic […]