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Saskatoon to lead nation for economic growth in 2007: Conference Board

The Conference Board of Canada announced today that Saskatoon will replace Calgary as Canada’s economic growth leader in 2007. Calgary has topped the list of Canadian municipalities for the last two years.


The Conference Board’s website provides this single highlight from their “Saskatoon: Metropolitan Outlook” report which sells for $725. “This year’s real GDP growth of 4.7 per cent in Saskatoon will prompt employment to advance by 4.8 per cent.”


CBC’s web coverage can be found here


Of course, this is excellent news for a market which has seen housing price increases in excess of 50% in almost all housing categories. For months, many have been asking “when will the rest of the economy catch up?” Perhaps your raise is on its way.


A tip of the hat to “Jedi” for the heads up on this story.


Read also: RBC predicts solid economic growth for Saskatchewan in 2007 & 2008


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Norm Fisher Royal LePage Vidorra

Norm Fisher, Author of the TeamFisher Saskatoon Real Estate Blog

About Norm

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.

Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.

In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
 

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