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In 1996, the Progressive Conservative government of Ontario scrapped rent controls for new tenants.

According to the Bank of Canada’s Inflation Calculator, core inflation from 2007 to 2009 was 2.95%.

As an example, one apartment I know of went from $850 a month in rent to $935, after only two years — an increase of 10%. The controlled rent increase over that same period was 3.2%.

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