Expectations
Year ago 6 mon. MA 3 mon. MA Nov. 2021 Short-term* Long-term**
St. John’s 678 499 473 291 +
Halifax 6,139 3,394 5,437 5,505 +
Saint John 1,055 559 469 170
Moncton 2,348 1,953 1,924 3,271
Québec CMA 5,227 10,463 8,994 9,922
Montréal 36,334 32,542 32,896 36,349 +
Trois-Rivières 883 1,251 1,489 1,675 +
Saguenay 587 558 560 949
Sherbrooke 1,538 2,482 2,984 2,785
Ottawa–Gatineau 17,632 13,345 17,342 18,539 +
Kingston 1,198 1,589 2,594 6,778 + +
Greater Sudbury 362 590 871 296
Thunder Bay 255 223 111 164 +
Oshawa 2,715 3,525 3,239 2,252
Toronto 34,487 47,955 52,817 71,058 +
Hamilton 2,487 4,070 2,826 6,508
St. Catharines–Niagara 2,338 2,664 3,309 2,679
Kitchener–Waterloo 2,171 4,641 4,385 3,198 +
London 15,203 5,534 3,792 3,505
Windsor 2,789 1,286 1,167 1,869
Winnipeg 8,240 5,825 5,467 4,742 +
Regina 1,406 1,000 1,275 1,978 +
Saskatoon 1,538 2,097 2,637 1,240 +
Calgary 10,997 15,988 17,525 25,933 +
Edmonton 11,752 12,944 13,158 11,405 +
Vancouver 33,101 24,349 18,088 18,939
Victoria 2,804 5,242 4,386 4,234 +
Abbotsford–Mission 392 956 992 670 +



Starts seasonally adjusted, annual rate.
*short-term expectations are based on residential permits data
**long-term expectations are based on demographic requirements
Sources: The Conference Board of Canada; CMHC Housing Market Information Portal.


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