Alberta will continue to drive Canadian growth, while Ontario will stage a comeback.
Lingering recession in the 17-nation eurozone and cold weather dragged down growth earlier this year.
Decline raises fears that a recession continued into the final months of 2012.
Recovery is still shaky and will be too weak to drive a global rebound without a turnaround in the US and Europe.
Americans are expected to buy more this year, which will help boost US manufacturing output.
Harper tells business forum US won’t reach economic heights from a decade ago.
Chrysler’s adding 1,200 jobs at truck and engine plants, while Ford and GM introduce new models
Indicates possible economic recovery as Communist party readies to install new leadership.
More than half a million jobs have come back to the US, but they’re not the same as they were.
BDC survey suggests SMEs will invest in major machinery and equipment, HR, working capital and IT to boost productivity.
CAW president Lewenza says the union will ask Chrysler and GM to accept the deal as a pattern settlement.
Italy’s economic development minister says the automaker has a responsibility to reveal plans to its workers.
The bank forecasts Ontario’s economy will grow by 2.2% in 2012, slightly higher than the national average.
Eurozone leaders promise to pull out all the stops to keep union together.
Automaker looks to boost advanced technology research, drive innovation and boost partnerships with universities and suppliers.