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Canadian Home Sales Drop Significantly in March

Canadian Home Sales Drop Significantly in March

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 22,7 per cent in March 2018 compared to the same month of last year. This was the lowest level of sales for a month of March in four years. The average price for all residential...

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Québec’s Consumer Confidence Increase in April

Québec’s Consumer Confidence Increase in April

According to the Conference Board of Canada, in April, 40 per cent of Québec consumers felt that the time was right to make a major purchase, such as a property. This represents a higher proportion than the five-year average of 34.45 per cent and an increase of 3...

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An Increase of the Employment in Québec

An Increase of the Employment in Québec

According to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey, 4,279,600 jobs (seasonally adjusted) were held in Québec in March 2018, which represents 16,000 more jobs than the previous month. Also, compared to March of last year, this number represents an increase of 85,000...

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Québec’s Consumer Confidence Level Held Steady in March

Québec’s Consumer Confidence Level Held Steady in March

According to the Conference Board of Canada, in March, 37 per cent of Québec consumers felt that the time was right to make a major purchase, such as a property. This represents the same proportion as last month, but is higher than the five-year average of 34.35 per...

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Canadian Home Sales Drop Significantly in February

Canadian Home Sales Drop Significantly in February

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), monthly home sales were down 16.9 per cent in February 2018 compared to the same month of last year. This was the lowest level of sales for a month of February in five years. CREA's Chief Economist states "The...

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A Slight Increase of the Unemployment Rate in Québec

A Slight Increase of the Unemployment Rate in Québec

According to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey, 4,263,600 jobs (seasonally adjusted) were held in Québec in February 2018, which represents 2,900 less jobs than the previous month. Also, compared to February of last year, this number represents an increase of...

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Housing Starts Upward Trend Held Steady in February

Housing Starts Upward Trend Held Steady in February

According to preliminary data of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), 2,437 housing starts were registered in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants in February. This number represents a 13 per cent increase compared to February of last year....

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