Featuring Robert Hogue, RBC Senior Economist

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The economies of two of the Prairie Provinces have been relatively shielded from the COVID-19 damage, at least compared to the rest of the country, given their shorter lockdowns. However, they face headwinds: Manitoba’s manufacturing base is vulnerable to global supply chain disruptions, whereas Saskatchewan has had to deal with falling oil prices and international trade disputes. Despite that, both provinces will likely see modest recoveries through to next year. RBC Senior Economist Robert Hogue joins us with the outlook for Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

 


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