Canada’s GDP unchanged in February

Canada’s economy didn’t expand in February, official data shows, as expansion in the service sector was offset by a slowdown in the goods producing sector. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

By CBC News, April 28, 2017 

Construction expansion weighed down by manufacturing, oil declines, data released today show

Canada’s economy didn’t expand in February, as a slight uptick in the service sector was offset by a small decline in the goods-producing sector.

Statistics Canada reported Friday that the construction, real estate, finance and insurance sectors continued to expand, but manufacturing, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction all declined.

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