Capital Gains Tax (Effective) in Canada compared to North America
The tax levied on the average annual income on a rental apartment/property in the country based on a gross rental income of $1500/month. We assume that the property is owned by nonresidents. These tax rates might be subject to deductions (e.g from interest payments, costs).
Canada has some of the best housing data in the world. National Bank releases a monthly house price index composite of 11 cities. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has statistics on house prices, housing construction activities and rent. CMHC's Housing Market Outlook and Rental Reports summarize this data. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) produces forecasts of house sales activities and has statistics on median house prices (MLS). Scotia Bank reviews current developments in the real estate market.
General economics statistics are available from the Reserve Bank of Canada. There are also weekly updates of economic trends from the Bank of Scotia.