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April 28, 2017
ONTARIO BUDGET 2017-18

Ontario's Budget projects a return to balance in 2017-18.  There have been nine deficits since 2008-09, ending with a $1.5 billion deficit forecast for 2016-17.  Starting in 2017-18, Ontario projects balanced budgets (zero surplus or deficit) in each of the next three fiscal years.  Ontario's balance does incorporate a $600 million reserve allowance in 2017-18 and 2018-19, rising to $900 million in 2019-20.  This reserve protects the commitment to balance from adverse sh ...

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April 28, 2017
CANADA GDP BY INDUSTRY, FEBRUARY 2017

Real GDP in Canada was unchanged in February 2017, following three months of growth. 

Output of goods-producing industries decreased 0.3 per cent in February. Among goods-producing industries, GDP increased in construction (+0.5%), while and agriculture, forestry, fishing and hun...

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April 28, 2017
US GDP 2017 Q1 (ADVANCE ESTIMATE)

In the first quarter of 2017, the US economy grew at an annualized rate of 0.7 per cent, according to the advance estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Growth was slower than the previous quarter, when real GDP expanded 2.1 per cent. Real expenditure grew for nonresidential fixed investment, exports, residential fixed investment and personal consumption expenditures. ...

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April 28, 2017
UK GDP Q1 2017 (PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE)

The UK Office of National Statistics reported real GDP for the first quarter of 2017 grew by 0.3 per cent, slowing compared to growth in the fourth quarter of 0.7 per cent and the general pace of 2016. Slower growth was mainly due to services which grew at 0.3 per cent compared to 0.8 per cent in the previous quarter. Real activity in retail sales and accommodations decli...

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April 27, 2017
NOVA SCOTIA BUDGET 2017-18

The Province of Nova Scotia has released its 2017-18 Budget.  After a surplus of $40.8 million forecast for 2016-17, Nova Scotia projects a surplus of $136.2 million in 2017-18, with a net position of $25.9 million.  The Budget specifically commits $110.3 million in one-time revenue received from Federal and municipal governments in respect of the Halifax convention centre project to future fiscal capacity for the Provincial Health Complex.  This capital amount had appeared in ...

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