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AFS Insights: Government

Saving for a home using the FHSA

Buying a home can be a challenge for many young Canadians. If you feel that it’s getting harder to get into the housing market, you’re not imagining things. Fluctuations in house and condominium prices and interest rates can play a huge part in a first-time homebuyer’s ability to afford a home. The new Tax-Free First… Read more »

Canadian Federal Budget 2021

News and Views Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled the 2021 Federal Budget on April 19, 2021. It has been a long time coming with the hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The budget deficit is pegged at $354 billion. There has been much speculation about what kinds of revenue-raising measures would be implemented… Read more »