Q2 economic performance worst since financial crisis, StatsCan says
Real GDP fell 1.6%, federal agency blames Alberta wildfires for most of the contraction.
Dire economic data undermine Liberal promises of growth, Conservatives say
StatsCan reports real GDP fell at an annualized rate of 1.6% in Q2.
Stronger growth forecast for US economy in 2014
US unemployment rate is on track to decline to 6.5% by 2015, and job gains will be spread across most economic sectors.
Canadian GDP gets real in 2013 at 1.9%: RBC Economics
Global economy to grow modestly for the rest of the year.