The Bank of Canada continues to raise its benchmark lending rate to control inflation and now warn mortgage costs could go up by 30 per cent in the next five years. UBC experts are available to comment on the impact rising interest and mortgage rates may have on the Canadian economy.
Interest rates and the Canadian economy
- Macroeconomics, labour economics
*only available in the afternoon
Impact of rising mortgage rates
- Mortgages, Housing policy and affordability, real estate finance
*unavailable between 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, June 10
- Implications for British Columbians in their 20s, 30s, 40s and their children; generational equity and fairness, including policy related to housing, affordability, and debt.