Economic think-tank isn’t optimistic about GDP, which won’t get back to 2014 levels for at least two years.
Calgary ranks dead last in GDP growth expectations this year, according to the Conference Board of Canada.
But the economy shows signs of bouncing back in June.
Economists slash GDP projections for the rest of the year.
Growth declines, also revised downward for previous quarter.
BoC keeps 0.75% interest rate; remains confident non-energy exports will ease economic pains.
Drop in manufacturing offsets gains from energy extraction.
Manufacturing MMEs provide $38.9 billion to Canada’s economy, the bank’s report said.
Even if Alberta runs a big deficit, it would take decades before it’s in the same debt situation as Ontario, CIBC report says.
Goods production fell 0.8%, with significant declines in manufacturing, mining and oil and gas.
Federal, provincial governments would invest almost $100 billion a year.
Ontario tops provincial GDP growth ranking.
Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta, and Manitoba expected to post strongest GDP growth in 2015
Jumpstart plan includes the creation of a global infrastructure hub.
Naysayers have lost sight of manufacturing’s value proposition.