Finding land to build homes in GTA reaching crisis levels: BILD CEO – Video – BNN

Bryan Tuckey, CEO of the Building Industry and Land Development Association, joins BNN’s Greg Bonnell for a look at recent numbers out of Altus Group and BILD that reveal the scarcity of land on which to build any new housing in 2017.

Source: Finding land to build homes in GTA reaching crisis levels: BILD CEO – Video – BNN

Japan ratifies TPP despite Trump’s plans to dump it – Article – BNN

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won parliamentary approval Friday for ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw from the 12-nation trade pact.

Source: Japan ratifies TPP despite Trump’s plans to dump it – Article – BNN

CPPIB aims for ‘much bigger returns’ as pension fund ‘modestly’ adjusts risk tolerance: CEO – Article – BNN

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Chief Executive Officer Mark Machin is sending his team scouring the globe in search of reasonably-priced assets, as both equities and alternative investments have soared in value amid the low interest rate environment. In an interview on BNN, Machin said the nation’s largest pension fund has gotten creative in its search for assets in a bid to avoid lofty entry prices.

Source: CPPIB aims for ‘much bigger returns’ as pension fund ‘modestly’ adjusts risk tolerance: CEO – Article – BNN