Be well informed

Having a solid sense of a community’s economic performance is a prerequisite for making well informed business decisions. The data you’ll find in this section has been included to help you do just that.

Retail Sales

2019 2020 2021
$6.02 billion $5.56 billion $5.94 billion
Source: The Conference Board of Canada, 2022

Consumer Price Index

CPI (Consumer Price Index)

2019 2020 2021
1.9% 0.6% 3.4%
Source: The Conference Board of Canada, 2022

Development & Construction

$534.2 million 2020 non-residential building construction

Statistics Canada, 2022

$489.4 million 2021 non-residential building construction

Statistics Canada, 2022

Investment In Commercial and Industrial Building Construction

2019 2020 2021 Total Growth
$435 million $448 million $338 million -2%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2022

Real GDP

Real GDP

2019 2020 2021
$16.3 billion $15.2 billion $15.9 billion
Source: Conference Board of Canada, 2022

Total Job Growth

-5.6% total job growth (2019 to 2021)