Rental needs push higher in Canada; Kathleen Wynne comes back to QP table with seatbelt bill
Canadians still looking for apartments despite rental growth
The demand for apartments in Canada is growing higher.
The Canadian Mortgage Housing Corporation reports rental vacancy dropped from three to two point four per cent this year. About 37-thousand new apartments were added across the country, but demand pushed to 50-thousand. Average rent for a two-bedroom apartment also jumped to three point five per cent or just over $1,000.
Kathleen Wynne to call for seatbelt safety on Ontario buses
Kathleen Wynne is taking a shot at seatbelt safety.
CBC News reports the former Ontario Premier is expected to table a bill tomorrow calling for seatbelts on buses. The move comes after CBC found a 2010 report from Transport Canada, which was never released to the public, exposing safety issues on buses and suggesting the use of seatbelts.
Trudeau could sign USMCA deal at G20 summit
Justin Trudeau may be signing off on a new trade deal at the G20 summit.
According to US economic adviser Larry Kudlow, the PM will join Donald Trump and Mexico’s President to sign off on the new USMCA deal. Trudeau has indicated he’s willing to sign the deal despite steel and aluminum tariffs remaining in place in the US.