Edmonton and Calgary have highest mortgage deferral rates in Canada during pandemic

A higher percentage of homeowners in Edmonton and Calgary have deferred their mortgage payments than in any other major city in Canada, according to figures shared by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. In Edmonton, 21% of mortgages were deferred in August, according to a list tweeted by CMHC President Evan Siddall. Calgary followed closely with 18 percent. Overall, deferrals …