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Canada’s mortgage market might be a cesspool, the federal government just warned

Opinion: A report quietly released by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada warns mortgage specialists are incentivized to sell mortgages that yield higher commissions, with insufficient oversight
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Here’s how Canadians could walk away from their homes if house prices fall

Opinion: When the U.S. housing market crashed many Americans simply abandoned their mortgages. Think that couldn’t happen here? Guess again.
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Has ’fixing’ Canada’s mortgage market made it riskier?

Tighter lending rules will send borrowers into the arms of ’alternative lenders,’ posing a whole new set of hazards
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’Tis the season: Indebted Canadians pull out the plastic

Canadians are among the world’s biggest users of credit cards. We make even Americans look prudent.
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The barren wasteland of Canadian statistics

The government uses Kijiji postings for labour data. Statistics in Canada are a disgrace.
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Jim Flaherty saves us from ourselves

The Finance Minister plays mortgage broker
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INFOGRAPHIC: Canadians and their mortgages

Nine per cent of potential home buyers no longer qualify for a mortgage under the new rules
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Canada’s housing market: is it a cooling? Is it a crash?

Here’s a guide to bullish and bearish arguments