After several months of decline, the total value of building permits issued in Canada rose 11.6 per cent to $6.9 billion in March. Building intentions were up in both the […]
Production capacity in Canadian industries rose slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014, reaching 83.6 per cent, Statistics Canada reports, continuing an upward trend that began in 2013. The production
After almost two years of continuous expansion, manufacturing production levels dropped in February. The decline, though not dramatic, reflects a falling confidence, the result of the ongoing “oil price shock”
The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) says that too many engineering graduates are underemployed, i.e., working in jobs that don’t necessarily require a university degree. The engineers group had
Strong increases in new orders and output volumes in November kept Canada’s manufacturers humming, while export sales were at their strongest in more than a year. This is the finding
The latest survey of Canada’s manufacturers shows higher volumes of new orders and increased production levels in October as firms continue to hire workers to meet demand. Expansion of manufacturing
Canada’s factory output increased in August, reaching its highest level in nine months, as measured by the RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI. Overall business conditions improved at their fastest pace since
Canada’s manufacturing industry experienced a “solid rebound” in June, the second quarter of 2014 ending on a “positive note” with the strongest output and business growth so far this year.