Nineteenth in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: Ontarians on the Move, 2021 Edition #18 — Ontario’s pre-pandemic housing shortage was a uniquely Ontario problem.

TL;DR version: By examining “primary home maintainer” (PHM) ratios, we…

Seventeenth in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: Ontarians on the Move, 2021 Edition #16 — Housing demand and the growth in the number of households.

TL;DR version: An oft-cited solution to the City of…

Sixteenth in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: Ontarians on the Move, 2021 Edition #15 — New Ministry of Finance Population Projections

TL;DR version: While population growth is important, ultimately it is the growth in…

Fourteenth in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: Ontarians on the Move, 2021 Edition. #13 — Where are Ontario’s International Students Living?

TL;DR version: Ontario’s official plan seeks to grow the City of Toronto’s population…

Thirteenth in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: #12 — Where are Ontario’s Non-Permanent Residents Living?

TL;DR version: Ontario’s spike in non-permanent residents is primarily caused by growth in the number of international students. This…

Twelfth in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: #11 — Ontario’s boom in non-permanent residents starts at colleges and universites.

TL;DR version: Ontario’s population of non-permanent residents has gone up by over 250,000 in just…

Eleventh in (what I hope) will be a series on population growth, migration, and what’s going on with Ontario’s housing market. Previous piece: #10 — The pre-pandemic correlation between home price increases and population growth in Southern Ontario.

TL;DR version: Ontario’s surging population growth since 2015 has been driven primarily…

Yes, it’s another Basic Income piece! *sigh*

TL;DR: Want to hobble together a Basic Income out of existing federal income supports, but don’t want to touch targeted programs for disabilities or medical expenses? Turns out, there’s not much left, beyond the Basic Personal Amount and the GST credit. But that…

Mike Moffatt

Senior Director, Smart Prosperity. Assistant Prof, Ivey Business School. Exhausted but happy Dad of 2 wonderful kids with autism. I used to do other stuff.

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