Stronger Canadian Economy Anticipated in 2017

The Conference Board of Canada

Following an increase of just 1.3 per cent last year, Canada’s economic growth is expected to accelerate to 1.9 per cent in 2017, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Outlook: Winter 2017.

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According to Matthew Stewart, Associate Director of National Forecast, overall, they anticipate a better performance this year, as the energy sector puts less of a drag on the economy, exports manage a slightly better performance and government stimulus ramps up.