Northern Alberta Wildfires: How can I Help?

National Garage Sale to Raise Funds for Fort McMurray Shelter Foundation Efforts The fury that is an out-of-control wildfire continues to rage in northern Alberta, engulfing the city of Fort McMurray and forcing one of the largest evacuations in Canadian history. Royal LePagers across Canada watch aghast, heartbroken for their friends and colleagues in the…

Job gains bode well for the housing market

Labour Force Survey from Stats Canada shows good momentum on the employment front — a positive for housing By Phil Soper ​What do we need to keep the housing market strong? Well, adding jobs, especially full-time jobs, is a good start. Keeping interest rates low is another positive. Today’s Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada shows that the first condition…