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Urban regions are increasingly contributing wealth to provincial and national economies

The story in Winnipeg Presentation by Glen Murray, Mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Urban Regions Are Increasingly Contributing Wealth to Provincial and National Economies • Toronto’s GDP accounted for 44% of the provincial GDP; • Vancouver’s GDP accounted for 53% of B.C.’s GDP; • Montréal’s GDP accounted for just under 50% of the provincial GDP; • Winnipeg’s GDP accounted for 67% of Manitoba’s GDP; • Calgary and Edmonton combined accounted for 64% of Alberta’s GDP THE TOTAL TAXATION PIE CHANGES IN TAXATION REVENUE: The story in Winnipeg 2001 compared with 1995 (adjusted for inflation) Economic growth benefits Federal and Provincial governments more immediately SOURCES OF MUNICIPAL REVENUES: The Differences are Striking