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Liberals must now sell a budget they say will help younger Canadians catch up

Liberals must now sell a budget they say will help younger Canadians catch up

Apr 17, 2024 | 8:25am
It’s now up to the federal Liberal government to sell a spending plan it says will help younger Canadians catch up to their elders. So far, if unsurprisingly, their critics and political rivals are unimpressed. The $535-billion budget seeks to restore economic fairness for millennials and gen-Z voters at a time when the minority government […]
Freeland to present federal budget today after teasing much of it in recent weeks

Freeland to present federal budget today after teasing much of it in recent weeks

Apr 16, 2024 | 6:47am
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is finally set to present the federal budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, showcasing how the government plans to win back support from disgruntled Canadians worried about the cost of living.  The Liberal government has already unveiled significant planks of the budget over the last few weeks during […]
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in October up 1% from September

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in October up 1% from September

Nov 16, 2023 | 9:11am
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts for October ticked up from September. The national housing agency says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts in October came in at 274,681, up one per cent from 270,669 in September. The increase came as the pace of urban housing starts […]
More homes sold, benchmark prices drop

More homes sold, benchmark prices drop

Sep 6, 2023 | 12:29pm
Local monthly home sale numbers were released today by the Saskatchewan Realtors Association. The City of Regina reported 359 home sales in August, a year-over-year increase of nearly 6 per cent and 22 per cent above long-term, 10-year trends. The realtors say that rising August sales were met with a pullback in new listings, resulting in […]

Fines handed out to an RM, a business and two landowners

Aug 15, 2023 | 10:00am

Fines have been handed out for the illegal disposal, burning, and disposal of demolition waste. This happened in the RM of Wheatlands in December of 2022.  The RM itself, Morsky Industrial Services and Parkbeg-area landowners Dale Young and Aaron Lambert were all charged. All of them plead guilty to charges under the Environmental Management and […]

Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Jun 11, 2023 | 9:48am

Wildfires are burning dangerously close to a central Albertan town in what federal officials say is an “unprecedented” fire season across Canada. Here’s a look at developments Sunday: Fire chews through transmission towers near Edson Alberta’s largest regulated electricity transmission company is warning residents in areas near the town of Edson to be prepared for […]

House Sales Continuing to Slow in Saskatchewan

Mar 3, 2023 | 8:12am

The pace of house sales continues to slow in Saskatchewan. According to the Saskatchewan Realtors Association, there were 854 sales across the province in the month of February. That’s down 19 percent compared to February of last year. “We continue to see higher lending rates and supply challenges contribute to a pullback in sales,” said […]

Real Estate Sales Staying Relatively Flat in Saskatchewan

Feb 6, 2023 | 7:48am

Rising interest rates and inflation are continuing to slow house sales in Saskatchewan. According to the Saskatchewan Realtors Association, there were 134 homes sold in Regina in the month of January. That is slightly lower than the year before. Regina reported a benchmark price of $312,200 in January, down one per cent compared to January […]

Saskatchewan needs to build over 100,000 housing units to meet population goals

May 20, 2022 | 3:08pm

The Saskatchewan Government is looking to grow the province to 1.4 million people by 2030. However, a group of housing cooperation’s in the province says there won’t be enough housing units to accommodate that growth. The Saskatchewan Housing Continuum Network comprises the Saskatchewan REALTORS Association, Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association, Regina & Region Home […]

House prices report indicates it’s a buyers market in the Queen City

Jan 13, 2020 | 7:00am

It’s still a buyers market in Regina. A house price survey from Royal LePage Regina Realty shows the aggregate home price for properties in the Queen City dropped 2.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019. That sets the average home price year-over-year at around $315,000. The report indicates the average price of a […]