Economy flat in February says StatsCan
Real gross domestic product (GDP) was unchanged in February following a 0.2 per cent decline in January. The increase in the output of service industries (0.1 per cent), primarily in retail trade (1.5 per cent), was offset by an overall decline in goods-producing industries (0.2 per cent). Wholesale trade, manufacturing, mining and construction were all lower. Utilities, finance, insurance, non-durable goods production, agriculture and the public sector all increased.