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Building permits, April 2023

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The title of the infographic is "Building permits, April 2023"

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

This is a map of Canada by province and territory that shows the month-to-month percentage changes of total building permit value. Green arrows represent an increase, while red arrows represent a decrease.

Building permit values in Canada down 18.8% compared with March. Newfoundland and Labrador down 23.2%, Prince Edward Island down 26.3%, Nova Scotia down 23.4%, New Brunswick down 2.1%, Quebec down 36.9%, Ontario down 15.4%, Manitoba down 8.3%, Saskatchewan up 1.7%, Alberta down 12.0%, British Columbia down 11.7%, Yukon up 12.8%, Northwest Territories down 81.6%, Nunavut up 800.5%.

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

Residential: The total value was down 6.1% month over month.

Non-residential: The total value was down 34.6% month over month.

Single-family dwellings: total value was $2,449 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 3.6% or $92.7 million.

Multi-family dwellings: total value was $3,667 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 7.6% or $301.7 million.

Industrial: total value was $675 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 49.6% or $663.8 million.

Commercial: total value was $1,693 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 40.2% or $1,136.9 million.

Institutional: total value was $1,068 million, representing a month-over-month decrease of 1.6% or $17.0 million.

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

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