Tag Archives: ratios

Report highlights from ‘The Current State of Canadian Family Finances’

The Vanier Institute of the Family released their annual Current State of Canadian Family Finances report earlier this week.  It is well worth highlighting their important findings: Unemployment rate misleading:  Considering the ‘hidden unemployed’ The report does an excellent job … Continue reading

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Video Primer: Does Canada have a housing bubble?

My brother has finished his second video using information contained in the primers on this site.  This one explores whether or not the Canadian housing market on aggregate is supported by measures of fundamental value.  While some of the data … Continue reading

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Primer #2: Is there a housing bubble?

Hello again In our last primer we looked at how money is created and destroyed in our fractional reserve banking system.  We examined the implications of this process on inflation (which buoys asset prices like real estate) and deflation (which … Continue reading

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