Provincial Outlook Executive Summary: Winter 2017

The Conference Board of Canada, 28 pages, February 23, 2017
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This quarterly economic forecast provides highlights of the Provincial Outlook report, which presents the short-term outlook for Canada's provinces.

Document Highlights

  • A number of provinces will perform better in 2017 as the federal government rolls out its infrastructure spending program and trade prospects slowly improve.
  • Ontario and British Columbia, which led the provinces in growth in 2016, will see slower economic growth but will still perform well on a number of fronts.
  • Recession-battered Saskatchewan and Alberta can look forward to better economic times.
  • The Newfoundland and Labrador economy will continue to struggle.

Table of Contents


  • Nothing Certain Anymore
  • National Overview
  • Provincial Overview
  • U.S. Outlook
  • Monetary Policy
  • Fiscal Outlook
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Ontario
  • Manitoba
  • Saskatchewan
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia

Appendix A–Forecast Tables

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