Early estimate from Statistics Canada shows economic growth slowed in Q1

The preliminary estimate for the first three months of the year was better than the contraction first forecasted months ago, but still represents a slowdown from the 9.6 per cent annualized growth seen over the last three months of 2020.

Service industries that have been hard-hit through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic showed a small gain in February, while goods-producing industries had a small contraction for the first time since last April.

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