Shovels turned for 82 more single-family homes in September than the same month in 2015, marking the largest year-over-year increase for the Calgary area this year.

There were 391 construction starts for single-family homes in the Calgary census metropolitan area last month after 309 broke ground in September 2015, says Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. The census metropolitan area includes activity in neighbouring cities and towns, such as Airdrie, Cochrane and Chestermere. The Calgary area had…