The Stimulus Phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan: A Final Report to Canadians


The stimulus phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan steered the economy through the deepest global recession since the 1930s and has positioned Canada to succeed in a highly competitive global economy.

Over 30,000 projects were completed under the stimulus phase of the Economic Action Plan. These projects have contributed to a strong labour market recovery, with over 610,000 net new jobs created since July 2009.

This performance reflects the Government’s commitment to create jobs and opportunities for Canadians. Since January 2006, employment in Canada has increased by over 1.1 million, the strongest performance of any Group of Seven (G-7) country over this period. …

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