01/14/2014 10:43 EST | Updated 03/16/2014 05:59 EDT

Canadian home prices rise, prompting creative solutions

Canadian home prices hit a record high last month, with prices in already sky-high cities like Vancouver and Toronto driving the growth.

But, at the same time, the average income in Canada is not going up.

So how are Canadians paying for those expensive homes?

The CBC's Chris Brown went to find out. Click the video above to watch as he uncovers some creative solutions.