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Economic Viewpoint

Canada: Business investment in 2017 poised to disappoint once again

February 28, 2017
François Dupuis, Vice-President and Chief Economist • Benoit P. Durocher, Senior Economist

According to Statistics Canada’s survey, the investment outlook for 2017 is fairly weak. Even if the federal government’s recovery plan should translate into a significant increase in public administrations’ investments, most other sectors are still hesitant about their investment projects.