A local specialist doesn’t expect there will any significant local impact as a result of the new mortgage stress test rules that came into effect Jan. 1. There is the potential that home prices could possibly decrease in the future, however, if there is an impact on sales.file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff
Battlefords home buyers may need to plan ahead to ensure they meet the stiffer requirements for purchasing the home they have their eye on as a result of Canada’s new mortgage stress test that went into effect on Jan.
According to Lighthouse genereal manager, Kerry Reimer, the local shelter in North Battleford has ample supplies and room for anyone who needs to escape the extreme cold the area is experiencing. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW
February saw the announcement that the Capitol Theatre was bought by Magic Lantern Theatres. The theatre was then immediately closed for renovations and reopened on June 2.file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff
North Battleford's Robyn Silvernagle captivated everyone in the area going to the finals of the Viterra Scotties Provincial Women's Curling championship in January. Silvernagle's rink lost in the final to Penny Barker of Moose Jaw. file photo/battlefordsNOW