New housing prices rise regionally in November

OTTAWA — The New Housing Price Index rose 0.1% in November, according to StatCan. Provincially, gains in Alberta and Ontario were moderated by a decline in British Columbia. Calgary was the top contributor to the November growth, with prices up 0.3% over the previous month. Hamilton recorded the largest monthly price increase in November, as prices rose 0.4% for the second straight month. In Vancouver, prices fell for the first time since July, dropping 0.2%.