2020 Canadian credit outlook

DBRS Morningstar: We expect most provincial credit ratings to remain stable through the coming year; Quebec and Alberta currently have trends other than stable, which we expect to resolve

Ruth Saldanha 23 December, 2019 | 1:57AM

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A DBRS Morningstar report finds that provincial and territorial credit profiles in Canada have generally stabilized or improved in recent years with improving economic conditions, stronger population growth, supportive federal policies, growth in conditional and unconditional transfers and a noticeable shift in public policy.

The report, titled “2020 Canadian Provincial and Territorial Government Outlook,” was authored by DBRS Morningstar’s Paul Le Bane, Travis Shaw, Aditi Joshi and Brenda Lum.

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