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P.E.I.’s saving grace

Continued sluggishness in the U.S. and European economies

N.B. outlook tied to U.S.

With forestry still listing and call centres suffering, N.B. continues to struggle

Two diverse economic tales

The Rock has seen substantial growth in the past few years, but it must now deal with a declining fisheries industry

  • By: Gavin Will
  • February 6, 2012 February 6, 2012
  • 12:34

Public spending helps offset floods, debt

Manitoba is keeping its head above water despite a devastating flood and overburdened consumers

Looking toward a brighter future

Despite mill closures and high debt, forecasters are expecting better days for Nova Scotia

Mining fuels territories’ growth

Continued exploration for precious and base metals, as well as energy, will ensure that the North remains on a steady path

Solid but slower growth in Saskatchewan

Continued resources boom means that the Prairie province will remain among the top performers in 2012 and beyond

Slow U.S. demand hampers growth

Quebec is grappling with a slack economy but forecasters say that 2013 is looking much brighter

Alberta continues to lead

After a tough 2009-10, during which the province was hit hard by the recession, Alberta is surging on rising global oil prices

B.C.’s economy faces headwinds

Although the level of exports to Asian economies has surpassed those to the U.S., the province still has many challenges

  • By: Brian Lewis
  • February 6, 2012 February 6, 2012
  • 11:54

Caution ahead

Report on the Nation 2011

Slower growth?

With less government support, New Brunswick’s economy is expected to slow. But energy and technology may offset the decline

Steady as she goes

Thanks to a little help from the province, Nova Scotia’s IT and professional services sectors are growing at a healthy rate

Resources prices buoy the Far North

Diamonds, gold and base metals warm the North’s bright future, while rising government spending drives infrastructure

P.E.I. weathers the storm

Construction and agrifood are main drivers, but a dip in “clean energy” projects could reduce capital spending

Oil prices and new projects drive growth

Newfoundland and Labrador predicts strong increases in its GDP this year, although the province’s unemployment rate remains among the highest

  • By: Gavin Will
  • February 7, 2011 February 7, 2011
  • 12:57

Ontario’s slow growth to continue

Although the manufacturing industry is regaining lost ground, mining has become a huge economic driver

  • By: Jade Hemeon
  • February 7, 2011 February 7, 2011
  • 12:57

Growth set to moderate in Quebec

But two of La Belle Province’s biggest sectors — aerospace and natural resources — are finally seeing a much expected recovery

Strong private sector to aid B.C.

With the Olympics over and housing and government spending set to slow, B.C.’s growth will be lower but still stable in 2011

Saskatchewan: Economic signals turn “green”

With commodities in demand, a rising population and foreign investment interest still strong, the province of wheat, potash and oil is poised for a prosperous…

Turning in a good performance

Brighter signs in the U.S., a rising population and better crops could boost Manitoba’s economy in 2011 and beyond

Alberta’s fortunes looking up

Alberta will continue to reap the rewards of higher oil prices in 2011, economists say, with the anticipated rebound in activity in the oilpatch having…

Firms still fail to deliver in key areas

And two categories have risen in terms of advisor discontent (includes chart)

Firms and advisors begin tough recovery

All signs indicate an economic recovery, but the bull market and its benefits are still elusive (includes chart)

Mixed views on aging advisory force

Some industry execs see having older advisors as a benefit, but some observers say a shortage of fresh blood will cause problems (includes chart)