Should Toronto or Ontario institute a non-resident tax on all new home purchases? With Junction resident Edward Keenan, and

Toronto’s Skyrocketing Housing Prices

Fri Jan 20, 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

90 mins

Toronto Reference Library Bram & Bluma Appel Salon

Should Toronto or Ontario institute a non-resident tax on all new home purchases? Jennifer Keesmaat, Ian Gillespie and Edward Keenan discuss the pain of our pricey pads.

This is event is now sold out. A limited number of rush seats will be available on the day of the event at 6 pm. Rush Seat ticket holders are not guaranteed admission, but will be admitted into the Salon at 6:50 pm if seating is available.


Ticket Holders: Limit two tickets per valid email address. Doors open at 6 pm. Please join us for a cash bar reception starting at 6 pm. As most Appel Salon events are free, it is our policy to overbook. In case of a full program, your ticket reservation may not guarantee admission. We recommend you arrive early.

Room Capacity: Based on fire code regulations the Appel Salon can accommodate seating for 458 in the main room. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Additional overflow seating as well as standing room is available in the adjoining room.

Accessibility: Toronto Public Library is committed to providing equitable access to library service in a welcoming and supportive environment. A limited number of hearing assist devices are made available to all attendees at the Appel Salon bar. If special seating is required for any of the Appel Salon events, prior arrangements can be made by contacting event staff at Please contact staff only once you have obtained an event ticket. We may not be able to accommodate requests on the day of our Appel Salon events.

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