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Do you feel that surge? This is what now passes for an economic rebound.

When Statistics Canada unveils gross domestic product figures on Friday, forecasters expect the number for July to demonstrate a continued bounce back from May, when Alberta wild fires devastated national output.

The problem is that “Canadian economic recovery” is now beginning to rival “Maple Leafs rebuilding program” as one of those trends that is always in progress, but never with a noticeable payoff.

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