Is there a bubble? Will it burst?

The brave economists at the TD Bank are gamely attempting to accomplish several impossible tasks at once. Their latest “housing bubble watch” begins with the warning: – no one knows if there is a housing bubble in Canada, and “it is, by definition, impossible to …

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Homeless numbers easing downward in NYC

Columnist Gary Mason was right when he wrote in the Sept. 5, 2006,Globe and Mail that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s housing campaign is producing results, but thenumbers are not quite so dramatic as he reports. The number of homeless people in NYC shelters …

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Congratulations to Fife House

Congratulations to Fife House who have received a US$ 500,000 grant from the MAC AIDS Fund to expand their innovative transitional housing programme for people living with HIV/AIDS. We were pleased to have funded previous research that Fife House and other partners have been able …

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Community Engagement in Ontario and Beyond

There has been a great deal of discussion of community engagement in health planning in Ontario. Both the LHINs as they are beginning to plan out regional priorities and the Province as it is developing its new overall health strategy want to involve as many …

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