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Thermal imaging will pinpoint exactly where homes are losing heat.
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Prospective homebuyers face a growing list of challenges -- from skyrocketing prices in Vancouver and Toronto, to soft conditions in Alberta, to another round of mortgage rule changes. But there are some good reasons 2017 is still a good year to buy a home in Canada.
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The girl's mother, twin sister and older brother all escaped and were taken to hospital.
Trying to survive the Great Salt Crisis of 2017.
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It was a tumultuous year.
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Not everyone will get the opportunity to pack their bags and escape in the new year. Those with slightly less nomadic lifestyles can still experience new cultures, taste exotic foods, and fill their Instagram pages with comment-worthy travel photos by visiting these four worldly cities right here in Canada.
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"When we shame people who are suffering from addiction we push them further into the shadows.''
Skyrocketing home prices dominated the headlines in 2016, and it's no surprise that housing unaffordability remains the news of the day as we wrap up the year. Affordability has hit an eight-year low in the third quarter of 2016.
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If a bank can trust a lender, so can the government, she said.
"He refused to follow police directions to drop the weapon and was shot by a VPD officer."
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In November alone, 128 people died from illicit drug use, an average of more than four a day.
Would-be buyers are being forced to leave the cities they love.
Here are three alternatives to buying a home in a big city.