Calgary region building permits up more than 10% from last year

CALGARY — The value of building permits in the Calgary region was $372.1 million in November, according to Statistics Canada.

The federal agency reported Thursday that permits in the Calgary census metropolitan area were down 5.9 per cent from the previous month but up 10.8 per cent from a year ago.

In Alberta, building permits hit $1.2 billion in November, up 1.5 per cent on a monthly basis and an increase of 26.3 per cent from November 2011.

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