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How legal pot shops are affecting housing activity, city by city

Since the advent of legal pot in Canada one year ago, things have changed – but not in the ways many people might have expected. Most of us don’t have to “swim” through clouds of smoke on the way to…

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The Impacts of Marijuana Legalization on Canada’s Housing Market

Marijuana legalization has benefitted local economies, producers help boost home sales and prices; retail NIMBYism lurks, but with few real effects Canada’s largest cannabis producers are being credited with micro-booms in some local economies, and the trickle-down effects are visible…

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Demystifying the First Time Home Buyer Incentive

As Canadians continue to struggle with high housing prices, the federal government has stepped in to help carry the weight of those hefty mortgage payments with the First Time Home Buyer Incentive. Trudeau has earmarked $1.25 billion in funding to…

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