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Increased inventory drives down Saskatoon condo prices

Global News, April 7, 2016 – SASKATOON – Housing prices remained flat in Saskatoon during the first three months of the year. Increased inventory, however, drove down condo prices during the same period. New numbers released this morning by Royal LePage show condo prices falling by just over 10 per cent year-over-year to $226,186. “The number of completed and unabsorbed condos […]

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New housing investment in Saskatchewan fell 30% in January

Regina Leader Post, March 22, 2016- The Prairies bucked the national trend in January, posting double-digit declines in the value of new housing construction, compared with a four per cent increase nationally, according to Statistics Canada. Saskatchewan saw the biggest plunge in percentage terms among the three Prairie provinces, posting a 30 per cent drop in investment in new housing […]

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‘What is a life worth?’: Doctor passionate about palliative care for the homeless

StarPhoenix, March 15, 2016 – Dr. Naheed Dosani still remembers Terry, the man who inspired his passion to improve palliative care for homeless people. They met when Dosani was doing an inner city rotation at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto during his residency five years ago, which included working at a homeless shelter. Dosani admitted Terry to the shelter’s infirmary; the […]

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Saskatoon home prices soften

Star Phoenix, March 15, 2016 – Saskatoon real estate prices continued to fall off slightly in February. The city’s composite home price index fell 2.96 per cent over the last 12 months to $301,600, according to a new report from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). “I think it’s much like it was last year, where we’re coming into the spring market […]