The Canadian Press via the CBC ยป

A new survey by the Bank of Canada suggested that business sentiment in the country has edged higher, but differences between the Prairies, hard hit by the turmoil in the energy sector, and Central Canada have grown more pronounced.

The central bank’s survey of senior management at roughly 100 firms suggested “a slight improvement” in overall business sentiment as businesses expected moderate sales growth in the year to come.

However, due to ongoing challenges in the energy sector, the Bank of Canada said overall sentiment was negative in the Prairies.

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