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B.C. expected to continue outperforming Canada in economic growth

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B.C. expected to continue outperforming Canada in economic growth

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Jamie Edwardson
Director of Communications
Ministry of Finance
250 356-2821
Media Contacts
Jamie Edwardson
Director of Communications
Ministry of Finance
250 356-2821

Backgrounders

B.C. Economic Forecast Council — Summary of B.C. real GDP forecasts
(annual per cent change)

Participant: Doug Porter
Organization: Bank of Montreal
2016: 3.0
2017: 2.5
2018: 2.3
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.2

Participant: Cameron Muir
Organization: BC Real Estate Association
2016: 3.5
2017: 2.5
2018: 2.8
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.4

Participant: Ken Peacock
Organization: Business Council of British Columbia
2016: 2.7
2017: 2.4
2018: 2.4
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.2

Participant: Helmut Pastrick
Organization: Central 1 Credit Union
2016: 3.6
2017: 2.3
2018: 2.9
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.4

Participant: Avery Shenfeld
Organization: CIBC
2016: 2.6
2017: 2.1
2018: 2.2
2019-21 annual avg.: 1.9

Participant: Marie-Christine Bernard
Organization: Conference Board of Canada
2016: 3.3
2017: 2.2
2018: 2.1
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.0

Participant: Arlene Kish
Organization: IHS Markit
2016: 2.9
2017: 2.6
2018: 2.4
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.2

Participant: Sébastien Lavoie
Organization: Laurentian Bank Securities
2016: 2.7
2017: 2.0
2018: 2.2
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.2

Participant: Stéfane Marion
Organization: National Bank
2016: 2.8
2017: 2.3
2018: 2.1
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.0

Participant: Craig Wright
Organization: RBC
2016: 3.0
2017: 1.9
2018: 1.8
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.2

Participant: Jean-François Perrault
Organization: Scotiabank
2016: 2.9
2017: 2.4
2018: 2.4
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.3

Participant: Aaron Stokes
Organization: Stokes Economic Consulting
2016: 3.0
2017: 2.4
2018: 2.3
2019-21 annual avg.: 2.4

Participant: Derek Burleton
Organization: TD
2016: 3.1
2017: 2.0
2018: 1.8
2019-21 annual avg.: 1.7

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