Saskatoon to Lead the Nation's Growth: Conference Board
2012 ‘Saskatoon to Lead the Nation’s Growth: Conference Board’, The Star Phoenix, January 11.
The Conference Board of Canada’s released its Metropolitan Outlook-Winter 2012 on Wednesday, an analysis of 27 Canadian census metropolitan areas (CMAs). It said Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Regina will benefit from solid global demand for their local resources to post the strongest economic growth among Canadian cities in 2012.Saskatoon is forecast to lead the country in economic growth in 2012 with a four per cent increase in real gross domestic product (GDP). That is actually a slowdown from the estimated 4.6 per cent gain in 2011. The province’s booming primary sector is supporting gains in all industries, and employment is expected to grow by almost five per cent this year.
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