Should Hamilton force landlords to test for radon gas in basement suites? | THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR

November 17, 2020, by Matthew Van Dongen The city will explore whether it can force landlords to test for radon in basement apartments after a study found dangerous levels of the cancer-causing gas in one in every seven Hamilton homes tested. The survey of nearly 300 homes has already triggered “radon mitigation” requirements for new…

Federal government names Hamilton as new Foreign Trade Zone | GLOBAL NEWS

November 10, 2020, by Don Mitchell Hamilton will now be one of Canada’s 14 FTZs and Ontario’s third port of entry for commercial merchandise, both domestic and foreign, reducing duties, tariffs and taxes on foreign imports and exports. Canada’s minister of economic development says Hamilton’s new designation as an official Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) point…

Optimism Over Canadian Home Prices Reaches Post-Pandemic High | BNN Bloomberg

November 02, 2020, by Shelly Hagan Every week, Nanos Research surveys 250 Canadians for their views on personal finances, job security and their outlook for the economy and real estate prices.  The telephone polling showed confidence in the Canadian housing market continues to boom, even as officials grapple with a resurgence of Covid-19 that’s slowing…