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Archive for: October, 2017

airbnb

Is first condo agreement to regulate Airbnb rentals a threat to the Temporary Accommodation Industry?

Airbnb has reported that a Toronto condo building is the first in Canada to come to agreement with the short-term rental company. The company in question is called Neptune condominiums. Other buildings within the United States have signed similar agreements. In short, the condo board on the one hand agrees to Airbnb rentals, but it also…

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All Points reviews OFSI's new rules

Is OFSI solving a problem that doesn’t need solving, while sacrificing Calgary?

Last week, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI) introduced new rules on mortgage lending to take effect next year. OSFI will set a new minimum qualifying rate, or “stress test,” for uninsured mortgages. These are mortgage customers with down payments 20% or greater than their home price. The rules will now require…

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Canadian destination service

A one day Canadian destination service doesn’t work psychologically.

Picture yourself receiving a seven day house hunting trip to your new location and a Canadian destination service.  You are offered the rental home finding services of a Canadian destination services company… for one day. Yes, that is for 1/7th of your time in the new city. There are a few things going against your…

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relocation security breach

Disappointing Data Security Session at ERC

I just recently wrote an article about relocation security breach potential.  As it happens I also went to the Data Security Session at this year’s ERC in Chicago and was very disappointed in the quality of the content.  All Points Relocation Canada felt that this should have been the session to learn about any given…

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relocation security breach

Disappointing Data Security Session at ERC

I just recently wrote an article about relocation security breach potential.  As it happens I also went to the Data Security Session at this year’s ERC in Chicago and was very disappointed in the quality of the content.  In the audience there were Human Resources, Relocation Service providers and Destination Service providers. There were great…

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Data Breach at Equifax

Data Breach at Equifax and Canadian Relocation – more of a connection than you think!

All Points Relocation Canada wants to bring the issue of data security and privacy to the attention of our readers. A few weeks ago it was reported that there was a huge data breach at credit reporting company Equifax. This exposed sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers and addresses, of up to 143 million…

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