Tagged: Economic Growth

B.C. Economic Forecast 2010 – 2013

B.C. Economic Forecast 2010 – 2013

B.C.’s economic growth will slow during 2011 in sync with the global economic slowdown, the winding down of fiscal stimulus, and a weaker comparison to the 2010 Winter Olympic boost.

Vancouver real estate ‘bubble’ an ‘accident waiting to happen’

Vancouver real estate ‘bubble’ an ‘accident waiting to happen’

Steep housing price increases in six of Canada’s hottest real estate markets since 2002 have all the hallmarks of an “accident waiting to happen” if mortgage rates rise too sharply, warns a new report.

Housing prices due to fall

Housing prices due to fall

Canada’s major metropolitan housing markets are looking awfully bubbly and are due to burst, says a report released Tuesday.

The report, entitled Canada’s Housing Bubble: An Accident Waiting to Happen, by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, looks at prices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa.