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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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.