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Parties are promising to tackle Canada’s housing crisis. Will their policies work?

Parties are promising to tackle Canada’s housing crisis. Will their policies work?
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Lisa Cesario and her partner are frustrated after trying to buy their first home . They’ve been house hunting in the Ottawa real estate market for six months and have been outbid twice for homes that ultimately sold for $75,000 to $100,000 more than their offers.

Cesario, 39, works as a middle school teacher in Gatineau, Que., and is worried that Ottawa’s housing market is more and more like those in Toronto and Vancouver, where sky-high prices have made real estate increasingly unaffordable.
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