VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 21, 2017) - On Thursday, June 22, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining residential development and regulations in major cities across Canada.

The study, New Homes and Red Tape in Canada: Residential Land-Use Regulation in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec, compares major Canadian cities and their suburbs based on permit approval times and the costs to comply with homebuilding regulations.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on June 22 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Kenneth Green
Senior Director, Centre for Natural Resource Studies
Fraser Institute

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Fraser Institute
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