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Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

A homeless tent city in the heart of Sydney was being dismantled Friday, after political wrangling over the plight of those sleeping rough in winter sparked criticism and new laws.

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool housing market

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool housing market

Ontario's provincial government on Thursday introduced a 15% tax on property purchases by foreign buyers as part of 16 measures designed to cool Toronto's red-hot housing market.