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Canadian Finance Gets Less Boring. That’s Bad

• Trouble at a small housing lender raises questions about the boom

• “We could see credit tightening really quick”

A group of Canadian real estate professionals out to relax in Mexico in late April kept an eye on the news about Home Capital Group Inc., a small mortgage lender back home. “Home Capital was on everybody’s lips,” says Jason Georgopoulus, a mortgage broker with Dominion Lending Centres Inc. in Toronto. In between margaritas and rounds of

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