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Workers look at the still flooded hippo display at the Calgary Zoo in Calgary, Alberta June 25, 2013. The zoo was heavily damaged when flood waters from the Bow and Elbow Rivers spilled into the park.
Workers look at the still flooded hippo display at the Calgary Zoo in Calgary, Alberta June 25, 2013. The zoo was heavily damaged when flood waters from the Bow and Elbow Rivers spilled into the park.
(Andy Clark/Reuters)

DAVID PARKINSON

Calgary flood dampens GDP, muddies economic data

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In economic terms, how much damage does a major flood in one of your country’s most important hubs of commerce inflict? Canadians are about to find out.