Section: Various

Waste management is a municipal concern

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Waste management is a municipal concern

In the interest of recycling and of waste reduction several municipalities amend their rules and address the issue in order to reduce the amount of waste.

Discrimination against a potential tenant: indemnities to pay!

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Discrimination against a potential tenant: indemnities to pay!

Even though this story happened in Toronto it can also be repeated in Quebec: a young pregnant girl under 18 was denied renting an apartment by a landlord because she was less than 18 years of age.

You are doing renovations? Have you applied for a permit?

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You are doing renovations? Have you applied for a permit?

Not asking for a permit may have dire consequences:
- Stopping of the works;
- Plan to provide;
- Fines.

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

Inflation in Canada is close to the 2 per cent target. Core inflation rose more rapidly than was expected in the Bank’s July Monetary Policy Report (MPR), mainly reflecting unexpected sector-specific factors. Total CPI inflation is evolving broadly as expected, as the pickup in core inflation was largely offset by lower energy prices. Underlying inflationary pressures are muted, given the persistent slack in the economy and the continued effects of competition in the retail sector.

CMHC Survey Collaborate on the Rental Market Survey

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This fall, CMHC will conduct its semi-annual survey on housing rents and vacancy rates. To ensure reliable data for rental property owners and their business partners, the APQ would like to remind all of its members about the importance of such a study and strongly encourages you to participate.