Table 4
Capital spending in Canada, 2013 intentions, by scenario

Capital spending in Canada, 2013 intentions, by scenario
  Low scenario Medium scenario High scenario
  millions of dollars
New housing investment1 44,324.2 46,546.2 48,718.7
Total housing (residential investment) 102,026.7 104,705.5 107,324.2
Total construction (residential and non-residential) 280,939.1 283,618.0 286,236.6
Total: construction and machinery and equipment 395,504.9 398,183.8 400,802.4
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation forecasts new housing starts under high, medium and low scenarios. These scenarios are used in the estimation of the values for new housing, a key component of the overall housing forecast estimates.