Prairies to lead country in economic growth this year

CALGARY — Saskatoon and Regina will be the fastest growing metropolitan economies in the country this year with Calgary and Edmonton also forecast to have some of the strongest growth rates in the country, according to the Conference Board of Canada.

In releasing its Metropolitan Outlook-Winter 2013, the board said those municipalities are not “booming” like they were prior to the prior to the 2008-09 recession.

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