Metropolitan Outlook 1: Economic Insights Into 13 Canadian Metropolitan Economies—Winter 2017
This publication focuses on the metropolitan economies of Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa-Gatineau, Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria.
- The economy is expected to expand by 2 per cent this year, up from a disappointing 1.3 per cent advance in 2016.
- About 193,300 new jobs are expected to be added to payrolls this year, better than the average annual job gains of just 123,500 over 2014–16.
- The unemployment rate should edge down from 7 per cent in 2016 to 6.9 per cent in 2017.
Table of Contents
- Ville de Québec (français)
- Montréal (français)
Appendix A—Cross-City Comparison
Appendix B—User’s Guide
Appendix C—Glossary of Economic Terms
Appendix D—Canadian Census Metropolitan Areas