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Senior Economist Ryan Berlin: Ontario Housing Summit

Earlier this week, our Senior Economist, Ryan Berlin, was in Toronto participating in the Ontario Housing Summit, where he spoke to the need for greater housing supply in both the Toronto region and here in Vancouver.

In addition to this, Ryan discussed the effects of recent demand-side housing market interventions in Ontario and in BC, the future of interest rates, and the need for a greater diversity of housing types.

He was joined as part of his panel by Chris Wein, President of Great Gulf Residential, and renowned economist Jeff Rubin. Other participants in the Summit included: Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economic at CIBC; Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa; and Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association.

Find the full list of speakers, their topics and the day’s agenda for the Housing Summit.

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