Odds of March Rate Hike Fall

The 2017 economic statistics were promising. The Canadian economy grew at a 3% rate for 2017, the best it had seen since 2011. The annualized growth of 4%+ for the first two quarters was slowed to a more acceptable 1.7% in the last quarter of 2017. This was a little...

Bank of Canada Keeps Rates Steady

It wasn’t a surprise today when the Bank of Canada today announced it would maintain the target for the overnight rate at 1 1/4 percent-largely because of the uncertainty surrounding NAFTA negotiations. The Bank said as much in its latest monetary announcement....

Common Mistakes Fort McMurray Home Buyers Make 

First time home buyers are prone to making mistakes, though they are literally costly. Here are the most common mistakes Fort McMurray home buyers make as well as advice on how to avoid making them yourself.   Buying Too Much House   There are several ways you could...