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After construction of the recently built Bow building, far right, Calgary will soon gain another tower.
After construction of the recently built Bow building, far right, Calgary will soon gain another tower.
(Chris Bolin For The Globe and Mail)

SEAN SILCOFF

Has Calgary’s economy decoupled from rest of Canada?

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Calgary may have been devastated by floods this summer, but it is increasingly looking like the high ground of the Canadian economy. While the Bank of Canada continues to maintain loose monetary policy in the face of “significant slack” overall, in Calgary things are tight as a drum.