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2009-01-09 14:52:51

The value of Canadian building permits issued in November dropped 11.8 percent from the previous month, the government said Friday. The decline to $4.8 billion in permits issues was 22.6 percent below the monthly average for 2008, Statistics Canada reported. The value of non-residential permits issued fell 15.2 percent to $2.1 billion, led by declines in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia, the report said. Permit values in the three components making up non-residential construction --...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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