Category Archives: Legal Updates

Demand continues to outpace supply as Canadian home sales jump in April

Ottawa, ON, May 15, 2023 – Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales jumped by double digits on a month-over-month basis in April 2023. Highlights: National home sales surged 11.3% month-over-month in April. Actual (not seasonally adjusted) monthly activity came in 19.5% below April 2022. The number of newly listed […]

Ontario home insurance rates to rise 5 per cent or more in 2022

Due to the pandemic, inflation and supply chain issues, many things have increased in price and now it looks like home insurance will as well. “We do anticipate seeing larger than normal increases in 2022,” Henry Lof, with the insurance comparison website RatesDotCa, told CTV News Toronto Friday. Lof said the industry is expecting that home […]

Noticing a labour shortage? Here’s what’s really going on in Ontario’s job market

Employers had ’40 years of labour surpluses, they still think workers are a dime a dozen,’ says economist Mike Crawley · CBC News · Posted: Jan 30, 2023 4:00 AM EST | Last Updated: January 30 Construction is one of the sectors with the highest proportion of job vacancies in Ontario. (Evan Mitsui/CBC) 2830 comments […]