Canadian Cities

Markets Remain Strong in September: Metropolitan Resale Snapshot

Canada’s existing housing markets strengthened last month but remained below the record for September set last year. Still, last month’s volume was the second-busiest September on record. While resale conditions appear to have stabilized, demand remains high and supply low.

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October 21, 2021
Focus Area— Canadian Economics

Light Beginning to Shine for Multiple Cities: Major City Insights

As vaccination rates across Canada increase and restrictions decrease, the economy and labour markets of many cities will continue to pick up steam. But the spectre of a fourth wave of the pandemic looms over this optimism. Municipalities and provinces will need to heed the lessons they’ve learned from previous waves to balance growth and public safety.

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October 14, 2021
Focus Area— Canadian Economics

Only two census metropolitan areas (CMAs) this month have positive short- and long-term expectations, three fewer than last month. These are the CMAs in the up-up quadrant. Most CMAs have negative long-term expectations for September—not surprising, given the recent pandemic-fuelled strength in markets across the country.

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September 27, 2021
Focus Area— Canadian Economics