Advocacy

Federal Matters 


Advocacy Efforts Recognized

We are pleased to be one of the lobbying groups having the most contact with public officials.

Common Housing Message to Government

We were pleased to participate in national housing discussions on common messaging to government.

Advocacy Efforts on Parliament Hill

Meetings were held with MPs and officials on the importance of our industry and rule change concerns.

2019 Pre-Budget Consultation

Discussing mortgage rules ahead of the 2019 budget during the Standing Committee on Finance.

Owning vs. Renting a Home in Canada

Report finds homeownership is the affordable alternative as rent costs continue to soar.

Pre-2019 Budget Consultation Submission

We have put forward a submission for the Pre-Budget Consultations in advance of the 2019 Budget.

Discussion Paper on Posted Mortgage Interest Rates

Insight and analysis into the Bank of Canada’s posted rates, & their effect on the mortgage market.

Tax Code Submission

Our recommendations to the federal government to limit the impact the proposed tax changes could have on member businesses.

Submission to OSFI

Our formal written submission to OSFI, in response to the recently released draft changes to Guideline B-20.

Recent Federal Mortgage Eligibility Changes

An overview of the recent federal mortgage eligibility changes and our recommendations to the government.

Tax Code Update

Federal Finance Minister Morneau announced the launch of consultations aimed at implementing tax code changes to tax planning strategies involving the use of private corporations.

Consumer Survey Report Spring 2017

Chief Economist Will Dunning reveals how Canadians are feeling overall about the economy and recent government changes in our latest edition of our survey report, Consumers’ Perspectives on Homebuying in Canada.

FINA Announcement

On Thursday, April 13, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance released a report on Canada’s housing markets.

Standing Committee on Finance Follow Up

Many of our members have been asking about the next steps following the Standing Committee on Finance’s study regarding the recent mortgage rule changes. Here is what we know and how we expect the next steps to unfold over the coming months.

Risk Sharing Report - Submission to Department of Finance

Our submission to the Department of Finance in regards to its proposed new model for a risk-sharing mechanism for government-backed mortgage insurance in Canada.

Parliamentary Hill Day - March 2017

Mortgage Professionals Canada has organized its first ever Parliament Hill Advocacy Days, which took place on March 6 and 7 in Ottawa.

Paul Taylor presents during the Standing Committee on Finance

Paul Taylor presents our concerns on the federal government’s mortgage insurance eligibility changes during the Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday, February 1st.

A Statement From The President On Recent Federal Government Announcement

Statement from CEO Paul Taylor about Finance Minister Morneau's outlined mortgage insurance and qualification changes.

Channel Departure: National Bank Withdraws

Mortgage Professionals Canada Responds to National Bank’s Withdrawal from Broker Channel

Speaking Points on Recent Changes to Mortgage Insurance and Qualifications

For Meetings with MPs - The following document may be useful when discussing the impact of the recent federal government announcement to change mortgage insurance and qualifications.