Canada Economic Growth

Zero Growth In Canada's Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s economy failed to grow in July, StatsCan says. Growth in manufacturing and construction was offset by a steep decline in the mining, oil...

We Grew! (A Bit)

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A steep drop in oilsands activity restricted Canada's economy to a disappointing 0.2 per cent advance in May, diminishing prospects for what ...

Guess What's Leading Canada's Economic Growth

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The manufacturing sector helped drive the Canadian economy's return to better than expected growth in January after ending 2012 with a mild c...

Economy Barely Growing

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government will attempt to make up for the weaker economy by doubling down on spending cuts in hopes of balancing the budget in t...

2013 Will Be A 'Mediocre' Year For Growth: CIBC

CP | Hugh McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - CIBC is predicting "very mediocre" growth for Canada next year, citing a weak world economy and an absence of key economic drivers at home.T...

Canada's Economy Dead In The Water

CP | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canada's economy has hit stall speed with few areas of strong support, setting back any talk of interest rates hikes in the new year and li...

Unwanted Trend Will Sap $22 Billion From Canada's Economy: PBO

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's budget watchdog says slower growth will sap about $22 billion annually from the country's economy.Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin...

Flaherty: Canada's Economy May Be Worse Than I Thought

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government may need to downgrade its growth projections for the Canadian economy when it releases its mid-year budget update, Fin...

Guess What's Dragging Down Canada's Economic Growth

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy continues to defy adverse global conditions and the guarded expectations of experts, posting a 0.2 per cent advance in July ...

Rest Of World Dragging Canada Down: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The OECD says leading indicators in Canada point to continued growth, but below the long-term trend for the country.The economic prospects fo...

Interest Rate Hikes On Horizon: RBC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Royal Bank of Canada predicts the Canadian economy will grow by 2.1 per cent this year, and that the central bank will gradually raise i...

Weak Growth For Canada: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Business

PARIS - A Paris-based think-tank predicts economies of the Group of Seven countries will grow at an annualized rate of just 0.3 per cent in the third ...

Better Than Expected, But Still Sluggish

CP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says the economy grew at an annual rate of 1.8 per cent in the second quarter, as companies increased investment in equipm...

Corporations Hoarding Cash? Not Our Problem

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Stimulating the economy ultimately falls on the heads of the private sector, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Monday."We've done a lot thr...

Canada's Economy Sputters

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy moved back into the slow lane in May, posting a below-expectations 0.1 per cent advance that set the stage for a sub-par sec...

Oil, Mining Behind Canada's Economic Growth

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy is proving somewhat resilient against global economic turmoil, recording a surprisingly perky 0.3 per cent gain in April tha...

Not Hard To Guess Which Province Led Canada's Growth In 2011

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says Alberta led the country in economic growth in 2011, followed closely by Saskatchewan.The Canadian economy as a whole e...

Surprise, Surprise: This Region To Boom As Rest Of Canada Stagnates

CP | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The TD Bank says persistently strong oil prices are giving the economies of resource-rich prairie provinces a turbo-boost. The bank says ...

Aging Population Will Take 20 Per Cent Bite Out Of Canada's Wealth: BoC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The economy is starting to pay a price as a result of the aging population, and the cost will grow unless Canadians adjust, says the Bank of ...

Economic Growth Slows: StatsCan

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy started off the year on positive, if tentative, footing in January, registering a modest 0.1 per cent gross domestic product...

Canada's Economic Growth Slowed At End Of 2011

CP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says the pace of economic growth slowed to 0.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011 after a third-quarter increase of 1....

Canada No Longer Leading G7 In Growth -- Guess Who Is

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - It's going to get harder for Prime Minister Harper and his ministers to keep boasting that Canada is No. 1 among economic rivals.As the year ...

Canada's Economy Shrinks: StatsCan

CP | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Real gross domestic product unexpectedly edged down 0.1 per cent in November after showing no growth in October, Statistics Canada reported T...

Cautious Businesses, Government Cuts To Slow Canada's Economy

CP | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Spending restraint by governments and businesses will contribute to an expected slowing of gross domestic product growth this year, the Confe...

Eurozone Crisis Will Cost Canada Billions: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada called Europe the biggest threat to Canada's economy Wednesday, estimating the loss in output this year will be about $10 ...