Canadian Building Permits Post Mixed Results
Canadian building permits in September totaled $8.1 billion, rising 0.4% from August and down 0.6% from the comparable month in 2017.
Residential authorizations increased 0.3% from August to $4.9 billion and 2% higher September 2017. Single-family homes were down 1.2% to $2.2 billion in September and 14.3% from the same period last year. Non-residential building permits rose 0.6% to $3.1 billion in September but were down 4.4% from the year prior. See Statistics Canada