Construction Industry Canada

Why 2017 Could See More Homeowners Renovating Over Relocating

YPNextHome | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Business

Spring has long been associated with the start of renovation season. Perhaps it's the warm weather that's stirring your inner do-it-yourselfer. Or, maybe, it's Canada's rising home prices that are the real wake-up call. And it's not just the price of the homes themselves that's increasing.

Daniel Tencer

Twisted Economy: Canada Ditches Manufacturing, Builds Condos Instead | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Business

Call it a sign of the times. StatsCan’s most recent data on employment show the number of jobs in real estate in Canada jumped 3.9 per cent in t...

The Building Boom Is Back

CP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says municipalities issued $7.3 billion worth of building permits in May, up 4.5 per cent from April. The agency says i...

Housing Starts Dip But Still Surprise Economists

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Housing starts declined for the fourth consecutive month in December, but remained well above sustainable levels, leading to further fears th...

Bad News In Housing Keeps Building Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts fell in November for a third straight month.The agency says there were 17,6...

Daniel Tencer

Is Canada’s Job Market In A Bubble? | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s job market had a stellar November, with 59,000 net positions created — six times what economists had predicted — while the jobless rate...

Key Measure Of Construction Plans Plummets

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the value of building permits issued in September fell 13.2 per cent to $6.5 billion after a jump of 9.5 per cent in A...

As Housing Bubble Turns To Bust, Prepare For Unemployment Spike

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada Business

A slowdown is coming to Canada’s construction industry, thanks to the cooling housing market, says a new report from the Conference Board of Canada,...