FORSETH – Going to deliver bad news? Governments do it late Friday afternoon, or in this case, in the middle of the night
It’s pretty well known that if a government – any government – is going to have bad news, or is hopeful something will be missed, it will be delivered late on a Friday afternoon ...
Building Permits - The value of building permits issued by B.C. municipalities climbed (+7.1%, seasonally adjusted) in December, adding to a slight (+0.8%) increase recorded in November. Residential permits jumped (+22.4%), more than reversing the previous month’s (-6.5%) loss.
Yes indeed figures released from BC Stats did indeed show the value of building permits issued in the province increased by 7.1% in December ... however ... the value of non-residential building permits, issued by BC municipalities, DECREASED by 24.6% .
Planned spending on commercial projects was reduced by fifteen percent (15%) ... and for industrial projects, planned spending was reduced by over twenty-five percent (25.4%).
She went on to say, “It's about delivering the results that keep us moving forward together.”