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What Will Canadians do With All Their New Equity?

Millions of Canadians have “won” the Canadian housing lottery in the last year. Of the three quarters of homeowners who have owned for more than five years, they’ve amassed over $175,000 of equity, on average. Many, including those most able to spend their equity, have accumulated far more thanks to incessantly rising home values. “Canadians have never had this much...