Central bank estimates the fires shaved 1.1 percentage points from second-quarter growth.
StatsCan trade figures provide Canada’s first glimpse of how the economy weathered the Alberta wildfires.
Central bank estimates the fires will cut 1.25 percentage points off real GDP growth in Q2.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says economic fallout will be largely contained to the current quarter of the fiscal year.
New evacuation zones include oil sands facilities north of the city.