British Columbia’s labour force remained steady in November
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Declining income pushed a national measure of Canadian household debt to a record high in the three months ended in September, Statistics Canada reported Monday.
Housing activity in the country is slowing down after a busy first half, especially in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario where prices are expected to fall in the coming months.
The value of Canadian building permits issued in September soared 15.3 percent from August, well above market expectations, on both residential and nonresidential building intentions, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday.
Total building permit values in the Abbotsford region declined in August, according to the Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada building permit report.
Construction employment in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region decreased in August, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s (VRCA) analysis of today’s Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada.
Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney raised the overnight lending rate a quarter percentage point on Wednesday morning, in line with most analysts’ expectation.
Carney raised the trend-setting rate from 0.75 per cent to an even 1 per cent.
Canadians made 2.7 million overnight trips for pleasure to the U.S. between January and March, and spent $2.9 billion during their visits, according to data released Thursday by Statistics Canada.