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Top Five Stories

First National’s top five stories of Q2

First National’s Resources & Insight Centre is your source for Canadian commercial real estate financing and capital market news and commentary. In the first quarter of 2021, these were the Centre’s most popular stories based on total viewership. 

Cap Rates v2

First National introduces game-changing conventional term program reports on an important addition to our financing portfolio – our Core Conventional Term Loan program – with expert commentary from Jeremy Wedgbury, our Senior Vice President, Commercial Mortgages.


The Bank of Canada made its interest rate decision today from April 21 is a must read for those who follow the Bank’s projections for inflation and growth and for those who want a simple summary of Canada’s Monetary Policy Report.

Market Commentary from April 23 written by key Resources & Insight Centre contributor Neil Silverberg, our Senior Analyst, Capital Markets reports on the bond market’s reaction to recent Bank of Canada economic projections and the 2021 Government of Canada budget.  

Canadian Pacific Perspectives 2021 – Volume 1 features expert commentary from Michael Yeung, First National’s Regional Vice President, Commercial Financing, Western Canada on the impact of COVID-19’s border restrictions and resulting disruptions in migratory population patterns on housing demand in British Columbia. 

Understanding the Canada Mortgage Bond was first published in September 2016 but still made this quarter’s top five – proving that good stories are timeless.  


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