Expectations
Year ago 6 mon. MA 3 mon. MA Feb. 2022 Short-term* Long-term**







St. John’s 405 665 868 1,056 + -
Halifax 3,097 5,105 4,836 1,840 + -
Saint John 318 572 670 327 + -
Moncton 431 1,418 910 209 - -
Québec CMA 3,744 8,061 7,117 5,130 - -
Montréal 39,909 27,380 21,863 16,142 - -
Trois-Rivières 484 1,311 1,139 1,014 + -
Saguenay 279 840 1,121 1,262 + -
Sherbrooke 3,247 2,773 2,544 2,029 + -
Ottawa–Gatineau 12,655 12,980 8,669 11,698 + -
Kingston 577 1,614 629 252 + +
Greater Sudbury 141 517 163 123 + -
Thunder Bay 95 131 138 136 - +
Oshawa 4,448 2,094 999 845 - -
Toronto 24,380 45,979 39,308 65,763 - +
Hamilton 7,973 2,773 2,701 2,630 - -
St. Catharines–Niagara 2,095 2,635 1,978 1,872 + -
Kitchener–Waterloo 1,258 3,866 3,315 2,264 - +
London 9,152 3,655 3,520 2,277 - -
Windsor 968 1,215 1,252 931 - -
Winnipeg 5,743 5,923 6,403 6,814 + +
Regina 1,258 1,013 760 486 + +
Saskatoon 1,753 2,229 1,805 2,797 - +
Calgary 8,652 14,792 12,035 14,974 - -
Edmonton 12,489 12,431 11,706 10,552 - -
Vancouver 27,692 20,055 22,021 17,168 + -
Victoria 2,036 4,940 5,491 5,049 - -
Abbotsford–Mission 2,009 1,443 1,900 1,465 + -



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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