Canada’s Economy Shows Signs of Life Beneath Oil-Fire Damage

  • Output grows 0.6% in June to cap grim second-quarter result
  • Data suggests GDP ‘to get a nice lift in the third quarter’

A man walks through wildfire devastation in the Timberlea neighborhood, in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on June 1, 2016.

Photographer: Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg

Canada’s economy grew at the fastest pace in three years in June, regaining momentum after Alberta wildfires led to the biggest quarterly contraction since 2009.

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