Economic gap between Canadian regions narrowing

CALGARY, AB, Jan. 21, 2013/ Troy Media/ – There’s been a distinct difference in the rate of economic growth between Canada’s regions over the past several years. Momentum has clearly favoured Western Canada, particularly Alberta and Saskatchewan where energy, agriculture and natural resources have led the way. On the other hand, Central Canada has struggled with a loss of manufacturing and export struggles with the high Canadian dollar.

The stronger pace of growth has been the source of much pride here in the West – and the nastier side of people can even lead to childish gloating that we are doing better economically than Ontario or Quebec.

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