IMF says Canada's economy strongest among G7

The International Monetary Fund praised Canada for its economic performance during the past decade on Tuesday 29 March, saying its economic outlook seems solid.

In its annual assessment of the Canadian economy, the IMF noted Canada had the "fastest growth rate and the strongest budget position" among the world's richest Group of Seven nations -- the United States, Germany, Japan, France, Britain, Italy and Canada.

"Canada's performance reflects sound institutions, structural reforms, and