FORT ST JOHN, B.C. – British Columbia led the country in GDP growth for the second year in a row according to numbers released by Stats Canada on Monday.
GDP rose 3.7% in 2016 following a 3.1% gain in 2015.
Stats Canada says there were many increases in specific areas. Goods-producing (+4.6%) and service-producing (+3.5%) industries contributed to the increase as well as a 17% increase in residential construction.