Provincial Outlook Economic Forecast: Manitoba—Spring 2019

The Conference Board of Canada, 62 pages, June 7, 2019
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This quarterly economic forecast for the province of Manitoba examines the economic outlook for the province, including gross domestic product (GDP), output by industry and labour market conditions.

Document Highlights

  • Manitoba’s economic outlook will remain modest over the next two years, but the slowdown will be mainly transient.
  • Investment peaked in 2018 with the completion of Bipole III and Enbridge Line 3, and with the significant development of Keeyask.
  • The agriculture and manufacturing industries will be sources of growth throughout the forecast period; farmers, however, face challenges this year on both the supply and demand sides of the market.
  • The maturing of the metal mining production will hurt economic growth.

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