Analysis by Dr. Sherry Cooper
Chief Economist Dominion Lending Centres
Budget 2016—Billed As ‘Growing the Middle Class’
Today’s budget included everything I expected and nothing that I feared. The fears first—there is no change in the tax treatment of capital gains or stock options, despite continued rumours and speculation. Indeed, in a press conference in the lock-up, Minister Morneau said that stock options tax changes are off the table because they are...
BC Home Sales Sizzle at Record Pace Vancouver, BC – March 14, 2016.
The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 9,637 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) last month, up 44.7 per cent from February of last year.
This smashed the previous record of 8,157 unit sales for the month of February recorded in 1992.
Total sales dollar volume was $7.51 billion in February, up 76.4 per cent compared to...
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