Alberta wildfires helped put economy in reverse: Bank of Canada
Central bank estimates the fires shaved 1.1 percentage points from second-quarter growth.
Trade deficit hits record level in April; raises economic concerns
StatsCan trade figures provide Canada’s first glimpse of how the economy weathered the Alberta wildfires.
Wildfires in Alberta will hurt economic growth, Bank of Canada says
Central bank estimates the fires will cut 1.25 percentage points off real GDP growth in Q2.
Alta. wildfire expected to have relatively modest macro economic impact
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says economic fallout will be largely contained to the current quarter of the fiscal year.
Fort Mac evacuation begins third week without signs of return to normalcy
New evacuation zones include oil sands facilities north of the city.