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'It's crazy today' as mortgage brokers see flurry of business ahead of new rules

Canadian mortgage brokers say they're seeing a flurry of borrowers trying to pre-empt new federal rules that take effect Friday that will reduce the purchasing power of some first-time homebuyers. "...