Here is your Morning News Rundown for Monday, December 23:

This will be the last Morning News Rundown for 2013. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Alberta Expected to Outperform National Housing Markets – Calgary Herald

Alberta Rental Apartment Vacancy Rates Lowest in Canada: CMHC – Huffington Post Alberta

Evan Siddall Appointed as President and CEO of CMHC – CMHC

Canada Names Former Banker to Head Housing Agency – Reuters Canada

Overvalued Nature of Canadian Real Estate & Future Projection – NuWire Investor

Mortgage Guarantee More Than Just a Safety Net – Live Mint (WSJ)

CREA Scrambles to Retain Quebec Members – REM Online