Robert McLister·General·November 13, 2006Mortgage Debt Piles Up Mortgage debt jumped almost 11% in 2006 and will increase 10% more in 2007. With mortgages becoming easier to get every day, this trend will likely continue for a while. The Ottawa sun says this and record home buying has sunk Canada’s national savings rate from 20% two decades ago to almost 0% today. Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.