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Rents dwarf minimum wage in every province. Rising interest rates aren’t helping – National

Pressure from higher interest rates and a lack of affordable housing means renters living on minimum wage in almost every neighbourhood across Canada are falling behind, a new report shows. A Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) analysis released Tuesday evaluates housing markets in Canada by “rental wage” — the …

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ABC defends axing Vancouver Renter Office, citing ‘duplication of service’ – BC

In a move condemned by Vancouver’s two Green councillors and single OneCity councillor, the reigning ABC party has voted to close down the city’s ‘Renter Office’ during a housing affordability crisis, citing concerns over its efficiency. While it had no physical presence, the Renter Office had worked to advise tenants …

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