Alberta contractors report most sales increases in country, Atlantic Canada places second
Ontario and B.C. have the least optimistic contractors - when asked about sales increases in their region - in Canada.
By Steve Payne
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Canadian Contractor‘s 6th Annual Salary Survey, sponsored by OutRank by Rogers, is on the press. If you are a subscriber, it’ll be in your mail box (while we still HAVE mail boxes) in about 3 weeks.
Here’s a sneak preview of some of the 14 questions about income, profits, margins, etc. that we cover in this issue.
71% of Alberta contractors responding reported an increase in sales over the past year – making Alberta (not surprisingly) the most “optimistic” region in our Canadian readership. But not everyone in Western Canada is wearing rose-coloured glasses. Only 51% of B.C. contractors reported increasing sales. Ontario was next lowest at 53%.
The question was:
Have your sales increased in the past year? The % of contractors reporting YES are shown below…
British Columbia 51%