The value of the building permits has increased by 1,0% in June of 2009 in Canada, compared to May, for an amount of 5,2 billion dollars, according to Statistics Canada. The progression is explained by rises coming from residential and non-residential building intentions.
In the non-residential sector, the value of the building permits has increased by 1,5% to reach 2,5 billion dollars, after having known a rise of 20% in May.
The residential sector knew an increase in the value of its permits for a fourth consecutive month last June. A timid rise nevertheless of 0,5% in June on the level of the building intentions, materializing itself in a value of 2,7 billion dollars. Half of the provinces and Quebec at the head posted a rise.
“The national increase is ascribable to the rises recorded in seven provinces. The strongest progressions were posted in British-Colombia and in Quebec, thanks to rises in all the components of the residential sector as well as the non-residential sector”, Statistics Canada lets us know.
One can obtain more details for the various provinces and in all the segments of construction by visiting the Statistics Canada Website.