Statistics Canada provides tables and reports on the renovation sector:
The Banks regularly publish reports and surveys on the Renovation Sector.
CBCA Complete (including CBCA Business) and Canadian Newsstand (access to Canadian newspapers online) are excellent sources for stories on the renovation sector in Canada, Ontario and Toronto. The newspapers report regularly on statistics and market trend reports in the renovation sector. CBCA also has newswire services that pick up surveys and reports on the renovation sector from Canadian banks and real estate firms.
For general trends in the industry, try the Library's main search page.
Search on a specific trend such as: ('living in place" or "aging in place")
or for general trends try: (remodel* or renovat*) and (trends or top ten) and (residential or home or dwelling)