Airbnb to charge 4% tax on rentals, making Ottawa first Ontario municipality to reach agreement with home rental service
The Hotel Association of Canada has been lobbying the government for more than a year to make online rental services collect and remit sales taxes, estimating the cost of not doing so to be some $…
Airbnb hosts will still have to collect the charge, which is expected to raise $12M annually for Ottawa Tourism
Replacing an existing voluntary levy, the new revenues would bolster Ottawa Tourism campaigns
The government's upcoming national housing strategy will have a heavy focus on increasing the supply of affordable housing options, including rental units and Airbnb alone offers the potential for…
The head of Ottawa’s hotel association is renewing his call for tighter regulations on Airbnb and services like it after a new study revealed the vast majority of hosts are turning their entire pro
Study finds 10%t of hosts account for nearly half of the $430 million yearly revenue in three major Canadian cities.
Residents 'don't want to live in a neighbourhood of hotels,' councillor says
Online room-sharing company reports significant increases in bookings and per-night rates for the big weekend
Ottawa won’t be following in Toronto’s footsteps to regulate room-sharing services like Airbnb, at least not for now.