Tag Archives: Housing

#CanPoli: The cost of Trudeau’s housing inaction – #CDNPoli

Jagmeet just pressed Justin Trudeau for failing to act on the housing crisis. In six years, the benchmark price of a home in Canada has skyrocketed $300,000. Trudeau promised to bring in a speculation tax in 2020 – but he didn’t. Canadians can’t afford Trudeau’s empty promises anymore. Source link

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#CanPoli: Trudeau can’t excuse his broken promises on housing – #CDNPoli

Today, Justin Trudeau said “housing is a complex issue” while making excuses for his housing record. “It takes time. It takes a sustained effort over several years to get results,” he said. But he hasn’t even done the things he’s promised: He broke his promise to bring in a speculation …

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#CanPoli: Fighting Trudeau’s housing crisis, new homes on federal lands – #CDNPoli

MONTREAL – Jagmeet Singh was in Montreal today, continuing to roll out his plan to fight Justin Trudeau’s housing crisis. Jagmeet committed to using available federal lands to build homes everyday people can afford. “For six years, Justin Trudeau has had the power to make housing more affordable. Instead of …

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#CanPoli: Erin O’Toole leaves massive loophole for foreign housing speculators – #CDNPoli

Erin O’Toole has promised to ban foreign purchases of real estate – unless the buyer says they have a “plan” to live in Canada. In other words, a foreign speculator can get around the ban by pretending they plan to move in Canada at some point in the future, without …

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#CanPoli: NDP fighting for affordable housing in Hamilton – #CDNPoli

HAMILTON – With housing prices skyrocketing and people struggling financially because of the pandemic, it has been harder and harder for people in Hamilton to afford a place to call home. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was virtually in Hamilton today to speak to people about the NDP’s plan to fix …

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#CanPoli: The Liberal government continues to fail Canadians in need of affordable housing: NDP – #CDNPoli

NDP Critic for Housing Jenny Kwan made the following statement: “The 3,000 units promised through the Rapid Housing Initiative are nowhere near enough when 235,000 people experience homelessness every year. This falls far short of what housing providers and advocates have been calling for and what the reality of those …

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#UKPoli: Improving housing could be the hidden key to improving education – #UKPolitics

There are some things beyond the control of schools. I recall a headteacher telling me in the first few weeks of my role as CEO of the Coop Academies Trust that the strongest negative impact on children’s lives in the area beyond poor teaching and poor parenting, was poor housing. …

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#CanPoli: Federal action needed to fix Nunavut Housing Crisis: MP Qaqqaq – #CDNPoli

IQALUIT – After visiting eight communities over 21 days and speaking with local authorities and hundreds of Nunavummiut about their unique challenges with safe and affordable housing, NDP Critic for Northern Affairs, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, concluded her housing tour by addressing the media today. “Nunavummiut have been struggling with dangerous living …

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#CanPoli: Liberals must stop failing Canadians in need of Housing: NDP – #CDNPoli

VANCOUVER— While Canadians have been struggling to pay their rent and put food on their table during the pandemic, the Liberal government has been failing to deliver for those in most need and have fallen short of what they promised in their own National Housing Strategy. As a substantial part …

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