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Carbon Tax: Atlantic Provinces and Conference Board

carbon tax: For a closer look at Alberta's economic outlook, visit CTV Calgary China's refusal to accept Canada's canola oil exports is also expected to hurt the financial outlook in the West, the report indicates, according to CTV. The Atlantic provinces, on the other hand, are expected to see stronger growth than the rest of the country in part due to strong net international migration. The Conference Board of Canada released its 2019 provincial outlook on Tuesday in which they expect investors in the oil sector to look for opportunities in the United States instead of Alberta, in part due to concerns over the federal carbon tax and pipeline capacity. Quebec's economy is also expected to remain sound, despite some pork producers in the province being denied from exporting to China. The report also expects a weakened growth in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The Canada-China trade dispute is also expected to impact British Columbia, which relies on China more than any province. ( As reported in the news.