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Exports and energy are in decline, but homebuilding presses on.
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But it's tanking in the oil-exporting regions.
Though it is going up in some places.
When the Fort McMurray and surrounding community was left reeling from the recent wildfire disaster, it wasn't just Alberta communities, governments and the Canadian Red Cross that pitched in to help out. The home building industry in the province also stepped up to lend a helping hand.
Funds dispersed under the decade-old Canada-U.S. deal built hundreds of houses in places like a once-underwater neighbourhood in New Orleans.
It wasn't very long ago that the whole idea of a net-zero home seemed exotic, futuristic and, oh yes, expensive. Well, they don't have to be. By 2015, the Landmark Group of Builders says all of its new homes will be net-zero ready.
OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., says the pace of home construction cooled in May after a strong showing in April.It says the May figure of 19,264 estimated actual starts was more in line w...
OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., says the pace of housing starts picked up in February on higher activity in apartments, condos and retirement housing.The corporation says the seasonally ad...
TORONTO -- The pace of housing starts slowed slightly in January but remained robust during an unseasonably warm winter, according to data from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. Strong homebuilding ac...
OTTAWA - With home construction starts rebounding in December, Canada's builders showed few signs of slowing down despite persistent warnings about high levels of consumer debt and economic uncertaint...
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the value of building permits issued in November fell 3.6 per cent to $6.1 billion after an especially strong October, when the increase was 11.6 per cent.A drop in non...
OTTAWA - The New Housing Price Index rose 0.1 per cent in July after a 0.3 per cent advance in June.Statistics Canada reports the metropolitan region of Toronto and Oshawa was the top contributor to t...
A stronger than expected housing market has helped propel growth in the Canadian economy this year, but economists say recent economic and market tumult could jeopardize momentum in the sector.The Can...