Canada Economic Forecast

‘Oil-Shocked' Canada Is Beating The U.S. Hands Down: CIBC

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Business

“Some are questioning whether Canada really needed that fiscal stimulus after all.”

OECD Slashes Canadian, Global Forecasts, Calls For 'Urgent' Response

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2016 | Canada Business

Governments should borrow while interest rates are low, OECD says.

Trudeau 'Halo Effect' Sends Consumer Confidence To Highest Level This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.26.2015 | Canada Business

There’s nothing like a democratic change of government to make people feel hopeful about the future, and last week’s Canadian election was no exce...

Barely Growing: IMF Downgrades Outlook For Canadian Economy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The International Monetary Fund cut its growth outlook for the Canadian economy on Tuesday to just 1.0 per cent for the year, due to the dr...

Why the Liberal's Fiscal Plan is the Most Sound

Ralph Goodale | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

With almost all of our 2015 election commitments now in the public domain, the Liberal Party published on Saturday the fiscal plan that will guide the implementation of our platform over the next four years.

This Is What TD Bank Says Is The Largest Risk To Canada's Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Business

The largest risk to Canada’s economy isn't the slowdown in the oil industry, or the spectre of a housing bubble — it’s the world outside Canada ...

OECD Slashes Canada's Economic Outlook

CP | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Business

The OECD has lowered its estimate for Canada's economic growth this year to 1.1 per cent -- down 0.4 of a percentage point -- as weakened conditions i...

5 Reasons Not To Panic About Canada's Economy

CBC | Posted 08.28.2015 | Canada Business

A recent spate of frightening economic headlines paints a dire picture of the economy, but an examination of some basic gauges of Canadians' financia...

Data Doesn't Show A Canadian Recession, Economists Say

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s economy shrank in the first four months of the year, but the evidence does not show a recession and it’s “too soon to declare a downtur...

Bank Of Canada Certain About One Thing: Things Are Uncertain

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The recent rise in oil prices and the exchange rate are adding to uncertainty about the direction of the country's economy, Bank of Canada go...

Canada's Economy Will Soon Pass $2-Trillion Mark

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Buried beneath the spending promises, fiscal forecasts and political posturing in Tuesday's budget will be the latest read on a little-known ...

Canada 'Solid' Despite Everything, IMF Declares

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its outlook for Canadian economic growth.It describes Canada's recent performance as "solid" but says the ...

Bank Of Canada's Poloz Warns Of ‘Atrocious' Economic Growth

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Business

Stephen Poloz is warning that Canada’s economy could miss even scaled-back expectations in the early part of this year, and has hinted the bank coul...

Fear Of An Oil-Price ‘Contagion'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Business

‘Unbelievable’ decline in oil drilling could impact banks, construction Cost-cutting budgets in Alberta, Quebec will reduce economic growth ...

Falling Loonie Will Eat Up Your Gas Savings

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians to save $800 on energy, dish out extra $600 on imports Unemployment to jump to 7 per cent Canadian consumers are seeing noticeably l...

OECD Slashes Economic Forecast For Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Business

PARIS -- The OECD has reduced its 2015 and 2016 economic growth forecasts for Canada, citing the drag caused by a significant drop in prices for oil a...

Sunny Freeman

30% Chance Of Recession In Canada: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

At least one economist is ready not only to use the “R-word” but has also put a number on the risk of a recession happening. The odds of the e...

Sunny Freeman

The Biggest Risks To Canada's Economy In 2015

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada Business

We welcome 2015 at a rather tumultuous time for the global economy — from falling oil prices to hacker threats against a movie studio, to a crucial ...

Canada's Mining Sector Braces For Challenging 2015

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's mining sector is bracing for another challenging year in 2015 as slower growth in China is expected to continue to dampen selling ...

Gas Prices 'Set To Nosedive'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Business

Gas prices in Canada are already at multi-year lows, but they're not done falling. Pump prices are “set to nosedive” in the coming days, thanks...

8 Things You Need To Know From Canada's Big Bank Economists

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Business

Top economists from Canada’s big five banks assembled for a rare team prognostication Monday to weigh in on everything from how Millennials living w...

Businesses Losing Their Oomph

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says Canadian firms are confident about future prospects and the economy — although they are still not totally sold on a...

Canada's Greatest Future Economic Challenge, According To Kenney

CP | Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A shortage of skilled workers is the biggest challenge many Canadian businesses face today, Employment Minister Jason Kenney told a skills s...

Canadians Can Bank On Low Interest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Business

SASKATOON - Canadians can expect to enjoy relatively cheap borrowing costs for some time to come — even after the economy returns to full capacity a...

Uh Oh: BoC Lowers Forecast

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says he has not ruled out a future cut to interest rates despite evidence disinflationary pressures app...