Provincial Outlook Executive Summary: Summer 2016
This quarterly economic forecast provides highlights of the Provincial Outlook report, which presents the short-term outlook for Canada's provinces.
- The Canadian economy will pick up some momentum in the second half of this year as the federal government rolls out its infrastructure spending program.
- The rebuilding efforts in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray will lift real GDP in Alberta in 2017.
- British Columbia’s economy is booming and will lead all others this year and next—by far.
- While no province will see its economy contract next year, conditions remain difficult in some parts of Canada.