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Building permits, December 2020

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The title of the infographic is "Building permits, December 2020"

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Figure 1 - Month-to-month change in total value of building permits (seasonally adjusted)

This is a map of Canada showing the month-to-month percentage changes for total building permit value. Green arrows represent an increase, while red arrows represent a decrease.

Building permit values in Canada down 4.1% compared to November. Newfoundland and Labrador up 119.9%, Prince Edward Island up 16.4%, Nova Scotia up 62.5%, New Brunswick up 8.1%, Quebec up 2.2%, Ontario down 13.2%, Manitoba up 5.8%, Saskatchewan up 41.8%, Alberta down 12.8%, British Columbia down 0.1%, Yukon up 22.7%, Northwest Territories down 76.7%, Nunavut too unreliable to be published.

Figure 2 - Building permits for residential and non-residential construction in Canada (seasonally adjusted)

Residential: a month-over month decrease of 0.9%

Non residential: a month-over-month decrease of 10.8%

Single family dwellings: total value was $3,050 million, representing a month-over-month increase of 7.0% or $199.2 million.

Multi-family dwellings: total value was $3,308 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 7.2% or $255.1 million.

Industrial: total value was $404 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 24.4% or $130.2 million.

Commercial: total value was $1,469 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 9.0% or $145.4 million.

Institutional: total value was $853 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 6.1% or $55.0 million.

Source: Table 34-10-0066-01: Building permits, by type of structure and type of work.

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