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Quebec passes bold environmentally-conscious auto legislation

January 23rd, 2017  |  Canadian Business

This week, Quebec positioned itself as a leader in the movement towards environmentally-conscious driving. Yet many within the province say it is moving at an unrealistic speed. 

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Trump government immediately backtracks on federal mortgage insurance cuts

January 23rd, 2017  |  Canadian Business

After it was announced last week that the largest Canadian mortgage insurers would be raising prices on their premiums, the US has decided to take its policy in a similar direction.

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Vancouver property taxes out of control

January 19th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

Although the focus in Vancouver recently has mainly been on outrageous housing prices, foreign investment, and lack of affordable options for homebuyers, the unstable market there has also had a serious effect on owners of commercial property as well.

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Aviva partners with Raptors and Maple Leafs for branded insurance packages

January 18th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

For the very first time, the idea of a Canadian sports team lending its name and brand directly to an insurance policy has become a reality.

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Mortgage insurance premiums going up again

January 17th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

Both Genworth and Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC) will be increasing their mortgage insurance premium rates—the third such increase in the past four years. 

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