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October 19, 2021
RESIDENTIAL HEATING FUEL AND EQUIPMENT, 2019

As part of the 2019 Survey of Households and the Environment, Statistics Canada surveyed Canadian households on the type of energy used primarily for residential heat as well as the type of equipment used as the main heating source.  

Residential heating energy source

Across Canada, natural gas was the most commonly used energy source for residential heating in 2019.  However, this was primarily in Ontario and the western provinces.  Natural gas ma...

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October 19, 2021
US HOUSING STARTS AND BUILDING PERMITS, SEPTEMBER 2021

With September reference month results, year-to-date (Jan-Sep 21 vs Jan-Sep 20) are in part showing the rebounds in economic activity from the unprecedented declines observed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BUILDING PERMITS

According to the US Census Bureau and the US Department of Housing and Urban Developmen...

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October 18, 2021
HOUSING STARTS, SEPTEMBER 2021

With September reference month results, year-over-year (September 2021 vs September 2020) and year-to-date (Jan-Sep 21 vs Jan-Sep 20) are in part showing the rebounds in economic activity from the unprecedented declines observed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nova Scotia’s housing starts (seasonally adjusted annualized rate) totalled 4,592 units in S...

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October 15, 2021
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, AUGUST 2021

With August reference month, year-over-year (August 2021 vs August 2020) and year-to-date (Jan-Aug 2021 vs Jan-Aug 2020) show rebounds in economic activity from the unprecedented declines observed in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Year-to-date (Jan-Aug 2021 vs Jan-Aug 2020, unadjusted)

In the first eight months of 2021, Nova Scotia new motor vehicle unit sales increased 26.6%. The 32,092 new motor vehicles sold had a sales value of...

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October 15, 2021
WHOLESALE TRADE, AUGUST 2021

With August reference month results, year-over-year (Aug 2021 vs Aug 2020) and year-to-date (Jan-Aug2021 vs Jan-Aug 2020) show rebounds in economic activity from the unprecedented declines observed in the first wave of the of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MONTH-OVER-MONTH (seasonally adjusted, Aug 2021 vs Jul 2021)

In percentage terms, Nova Scotia wholesale trade decreased 5.3% to $1,011.1 million, and Canada wholesale trade increased 0.3%...

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