- Rise in interest rates leave Calgary landlords struggling to pay mortgages and cover costs
The interest rate has risen 10 times since March 2022, increasing costs for landlords and forcing some to sell their properties to stave off unaffordability
Some landlords are putting their properties on sale due to rising costs and interest rates PHOTO BY POSTMEDIA
Landlords in Calgary are feeling the pinch as federal interest ...
- Immigration to Canada becoming less predictable
Uncertain times ahead for Canadian immigration
One of the distinguishing features between Canada and the United States is its political discourse on immigration. In Canada, for the past several decades, there has generally been a political consensus on maintaining or increasing immigration levels. This may be changing, however, as an apparent ...
- United Way Greater Toronto pledges grants to support refugees
United Way Greater Toronto CEO Daniele Zanotti has announced $250,000 in grants supporting the leadership of Black-led and Black-serving community service organizations and African refugees and asylum seekers. – Justin Greaves/Metroland file photo
United Way Greater Toronto has announced $250,000 in grants supporting the leadership of Black-led and Black-serving community service ...
- Etobicoke church opens doors to provide shelter to asylum seekers
Black-led church, which is calling for volunteers, is 3rd in Toronto to step up
A view of a room at Pilgrim Feast Tabernacles in Etobicoke. The church is providing temporary shelter for asylum seekers. (Oliver Walters/CBC)
Another Toronto church has stepped up to provide temporary emergency shelter to asylum seekers as the city continues ...
- How faster work permits could help ease Canada’s refugee shelter crisis
Toronto mayor, Ontario premier want feds to speed up system for asylum seekers to get jobs
Asylum seekers line up as volunteers from the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention hand out food, water and supplies. Staff at agencies providing services to refugee claimants say their clients are typically waiting anywhere from ...