All posts tagged "Economic Inidcators"

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    They’re Just Facts

    By Mike Archer. Former Mayor Bruce Banman once told me it was awfully hard to put a positive spin on the Abbotsford economy with Abbotsford Today publishing the monthly unemployment figures which have consistently demonstrated we have...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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  • Liberals Trades Plans 20120930
    Housing Starts Drop 44%

    Housing starts dropped by 44 percent in Abbotsford-Mission in November compared to November of 2013 and the numbers, though higher than October of this year, continue to be very small for a Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) the...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Sales Through the floor
    Housing Starts Tumble 67 %

    Economic Development Grinds To A Halt. Fresh on the news yesterday that we still have the highest unemployment in Western Canada, it seems the rest of Canada appears to be catching up with Abbotsford-Mission showing a significant...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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  • Building permit
    Abbotsford Building Permit Values Rebound In January

    Release. Gains in industrial and public permits push total permits up to start 2014 Building permit values in Abbotsford rose 64 per cent in January 2014 from December 2013 (seasonally adjusted), with both industrial and institutional-government permits...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • Jobs
    Unemployment Improves, Still Highest In The West

    Abbotsford’s unemployment rate eased in September (from 8.1 to 7.9) but the city retained its position at the top of the unemployment rates for Western Canada followed by Kelowna. Statistics Canada reported this week that the national...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • real estate crash
    Homes Sales Down From August, Up From Last September

    From FVREB. The Fraser Valley real estate market continues to edge closer to typical activity levels as September saw the largest year-over-year increase in property sales this year to date. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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