Alberta cities among 34 most expensive for rent in Canada

Calgary, Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Red Deer and Spruce Grove all included in national ranking

Alberta cities among 34 most expensive for rent in CanadaSix Alberta cities are on the list of 34 Canadian centres with the most expensive average monthly rents in Canada, according to the June national rent report produced by Rentals.ca and Bullpen Research & Consulting. Calgary placed 22nd on the list with average monthly rent for a two-bedroom home at $1,470 and 19th for average…

Legacy media is in a zombie state, so why waste public money on it?

Leave reporting to independent innovators who build the public trust honestly. Any government subsidy surely undermines that trust

Legacy media is in a zombie state, so why waste public money on it?A little over nine years ago, in the midst of the chaotic collapse of the Canwest media empire, CHCA-TV of Red Deer, Alta., died. It was considered shocking at the time that a legacy TV station (it launched in 1957) could actually close. Other stations – CHEK in Victoria and CHCH in Hamilton – were…

Solid quarter results for Calgary-based Boardwalk REIT

‘With the rental market in Alberta reaching a level of balance, we continue to focus on executing on our revenue growth strategy’

Solid quarter results for Calgary-based Boardwalk REITCalgary-based Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust had what it calls a “solid’ second quarter with gains in rental revenue as well as average occupancy and average monthly rents throughout its portfolio. “The positive revenue trend that began approximately nine months ago from improved occupancy and higher rents as a result of our front-loaded investment in…