CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - July 06, 2016) - On Thursday, July 7, the Fraser Institute will release a new study (the first of its kind in Canada) spotlighting the effects of municipal regulations on housing affordability in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary.

The study, The Impact of Land-Use Regulation on Housing Supply in Canada, analyzes land-use regulation in 68 municipalities (including 18 of Canada's largest).

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on July 7 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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Kenneth P. Green
Senior Director, Natural Resource Studies
Fraser Institute

Pierre Desrochers
Fraser Institute senior fellow

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Media Relations Consultant
Fraser Institute
Tel: (416) 363-6575 Ext. 238