Canada’s wealth is increasingly in the west

Canada’s wealth is increasingly in the west

Canada’s wealth is increasingly in the west New statistics from StatsCan show that Toronto is still Canada’s largest metropolitan economy but there is a trend towards the western provinces contributing a higher proportion of the country’s GDP. The agency’s analysis of the 33 major metro regions reveals that over an 8 year period Regina had the highest GDP per capita at $65,404 followed by Calgary at $61,246 and Edmonton at $59,941. On a per capita basis Toronto is also beaten by Ottawa, St John’s and Saskatoon, and contributes $48,532 to GDP. Read the full story.