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Investment property imperils preferred tax rate
Investment property could put some Canadian taxpayers at risk of losing their small business deduction under new rules introduced in the 2018 federal budget. The new rules capture the demographic of investors who own small low-rise residential or mixed-use commercial-residential buildings as a sideline to their main business ventures.
RioCan launches “RioCan Living” residential brand
RioCan’s new residential brand, RioCan Living, formally launched on March 5 with eight projects currently in development. The new brand intends to deliver “best-in-class” purpose-built rental units and condos along Canada’s most prominent transit corridors.
Gender diversity insight for investors unveiled
Real estate companies comprise 7.3 per cent of the membership of the newly launched MSCI Canada women’s leadership index, which benchmarks the performance of select stocks in Canadian equity markets against MSCI’s broader investable market index (IMI).
A Property for All Seasons
Determining a property’s ability to withstand the elements is best done before it’s put to the test. And yet, for many property managers and owners, climate resiliency remains low on their list of priorities.
Skyline named a Best Managed Company
For the fourth year in row, Skyline Group of Companies has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, while also achieving its first-ever “Gold Standard” status.
Small tax perk for businesses extended to 2025
The Canadian government has extended a small tax perk for businesses investing in 19 specified types of equipment used in renewable energy generation, energy storage or energy conserving systems.
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Federal budget boosts rental housing loan fund
The Canadian government is already augmenting a rental housing loan fund launched last year to help underwrite projects in which at least 20 per cent of the units will be designated affordable for a minimum of 10 years.
Winners announced at 2018 Wood Design Awards in B.C.
At the 14th annual Wood Design Awards, which took place on Feb. 26 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West), the innovative architectural and structural design of taller and larger mass timber buildings took centre stage.
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Toronto, Ottawa and Mississauga topped Orkin Canada’s 25 “rattiest” cities in Ontario list, released in mid-February. Cities were ranked by the number of rodent (rat and mice) treatments the company performed from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
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FRPO announces departure of two key staff members
The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario has announced the departure of two key staff members: Jim Murphy (President and CEO) and Paul Fogolin, (Vice-President Government and Industry Relations).
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