Interest in Canadian real estate is back up among Chinese home buyers. But a new report found that properties in Canada's biggest cities, Toronto and Vancouver, are no longer the highest in demand. Chinese buyers are now flocking to properties in Halifax and Calgary, according to a report by, a real estate portal that connects Chinese buyers with international listings. In 2018, interest in Halifax shot up by 394 per cent, while interest in Calgary grew by 234.4 per cent, reports Toronto Storeys (6 March 2019).