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StatsCan building permit report

March 7, 2013  By Statistics Canada

March 7, 2013 – Municipalities issued building permits worth $5.8 billion in January,
up 1.7 per cent from December. The increase in the residential sector more than
offset a decrease in the non-residential sector. Despite the advance,
the total value of building permits has been trending downwards since
October 2012. The increase in construction intentions came from every province
except Alberta and Quebec. New Brunswick posted the largest advance
followed closely by Saskatchewan and British Columbia. | READ MORE

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