Category: Economy

Some Interesting Facts About Western Canada

The Western Canadian economy, flush with metal, mineral and energy resources, is a major supplier of the primary inputs that are key to the industrial and structural expansion taking place in China and India. Did you know that Western Canada accounts for: 91 per cent of Canada’s oil production; 94 per cent of Canada’s natural… READ MORE

B.C. Economic Growth

In its Economic Outlook for 2011 released Monday, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce predicted growth in Canada will be below 2.5 per cent in 2011. The two key sources of growth earlier in this cycle — consumer spending and housing activity — are cooling down, the chamber reports, and business investment is expected to make… READ MORE

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