Identifying the most vulnerable housing markets

NAHB — The analysis of the American Community Survey (ACS) suggests that renters and young adults under the age of 34 are likely to face higher prolonged unemployment risks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic hitting the labour market. The labour market risks are also uneven across states, with...

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FEA’s weekly order survey shows May sales better than expected

  FEA — Many dealers are reporting that their May sales are better than they had initially estimated. The same holds true for April’s overall housing data. While certainly not spectacular, when compared to January and February 2020, the consensus is that housing numbers are not as bad as originally...

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  • CDC tells employers to change the way people work

    Law360 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a step-by-step blueprint on how to reopen amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, telling employers in no uncertain terms that getting back to business shouldn’t mean business as usual. The agency released the new guidance Wednesday, providing a readable checklist for employers...

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  • COVID-19 has not stopped global trade of forest products

    WRI Market Insights — The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months. Many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April, a result of reduced demand, closures of manufacturing facilities to protect workers, constraint in the handling the capacity...

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  • Epidemiologists brace for 2nd wave of COVID-19 — and it may come in September

    CBC NEWS — It may seem like things are returning to normal as the unprecedented rules and restrictions that have governed our lives over the past two months are slowly being loosened. This week, some retailers in Ontario reopened their doors. Golfers and tennis players hit the links and the courts. And...

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Winter #2 2019 – Vol. 23 #8

Winter #2 2019 – Vol. 23 #8

January 6, 2020
By: Brett Vezina

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