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Down 21%

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says municipalities issued $6.3 billion worth of building permits in August, down 21.2 per cent from July.The agency says the decline, which followed a 21.4 per cent increas...
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The Building Boom Is Back

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 it was the fifth consecutive monthly increase and was...
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Watching the Watchdog: Don't Mess With Mesley

You wouldn't ever want to answer your front door to find Wendy Mesley holding a microphone there -- right next to a CBC camera flashing its little red light. Last Sunday, some of the old pre-perky Mesley came back. The following is the last part of of Mesley's interview with Jacques Duchesneau, the former Montreal police chief.