Canada building permits increase +2.5% in June (the second highest value on record)

Ottawa, ON – August 9, 2017 – Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in June, up 2.5% from May and the second highest value on record. Higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings and commercial buildings were mainly responsible for the national increase. All building components reported gains in June, except for single-family dwellings.

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