Canadian Economy

Stimulus Won't Be As Good For Canada As The Liberals Said: Bank

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Business

Hold the applause.

Canada's Economy Won't Grow As Fast As OECD Expected

CP | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Business

Blame weak trade. And other things.

Donald Trump Really Did Boost Cape Breton Tourism This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Business

Trump sure is good at making people want to be far away from him.

Short And Shallow TPP Report Fails To Address Canadian Jobs

Jerry Dias | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

There is no look at intellectual property rights and what the deal means for drug prices or the potential for setting up a much-needed Pharmacare program in this country. The impact on supply management, and what that means for dairy farmers, processors and the milk we drink is only partially addressed.

RBC: Canadian Economy Needs 10, 15 Years To Reinvent Itself

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Business

We used to be an oil and manufacturing power. What will we be now?

Bank Of Canada Predicts 'Substantial Rebound' For Economy

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada Business

Bank has "zero appetite for rate hikes."

Sunny Ways And Sunny Days May Soon Darken For Justin Trudeau

Robert Waite | Posted 09.06.2016 | Canada Politics
Robert Waite

There is no other way to describe it -- Justin Trudeau has been a public relations superstar from the very moment he took office as prime minister almost a year ago. However, just as September has shorter days and produces a tinge of frost in the evening air, this prolonged period of public basking in the sun may soon be coming to an end for our prime minister.

Why Tech Ed Is Positioned To Restore Canada's Falling Economy

Matt Parson | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Business
Matt Parson

Canadian tech companies are constantly struggling to find the right people. The war on talent is very much in effect, as everyone from small startups to digital power houses are competing for skilled designers, developers, and marketers to be player in the global market.

Canada Must Build 21st Century Trade Routes To Escape Low Growth

Perrin Beatty | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Business
Perrin Beatty

Ottawa's most important policy response to lagging growth has been a return to that great theme of Canadian history: building. Sixty per cent of Canada's GDP depends on trade. Canadians need to build now to get our goods and services to the growing global middle class, projected to grow from 1.8 billion today to five billion by 2030.

Canadian Economy Shows Worst Performance Since Financial Crisis

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Business

Economists had expected a drop of 1.5 per cent in the second quarter, according to Thomson Reuters.

Oil And The Loonie Are Getting A Divorce

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Business

And that could be a good thing.

It's Time For Automakers To Invest In Canada

Jerry Dias | Posted 08.03.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

In one week, Unifor will begin its first-ever round of bargaining with the Detroit Three automakers in what may be the most important round of bargaining to take place in the sector in more than a generation. The employers should be going in these talks with their eyes wide open.

Alberta Wildfires Torched Canada's Economy

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Business

Economy shrank 0.6 per cent in May, StatsCan says.

Charging Grads Leaving Canada 'Exit Tax' Ignores Economic Realities

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

In many respects, the Council of Canadian Innovators is failing to understand the new dynamics of today's information economy. Indeed, individuals cannot be treated as replaceable widgets. Instead, they must be treated as individual contributors who have the capacity to individually contribute to innovation and growth within an organization.

1 Chart Shows How Cleanly Canada Emerged From The Great Recession

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Business

Another chart doesn't.

Canada's Economy Is Looking Worse. You Can Blame These 2 Things.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Business

But there's reason to be hopeful.

Canada's Economic Outlook Downgraded

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Business

Business investment is missing in action.

Building A Fairer, More Sustainable Health-Care System For Canada

Sean Speer | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Sean Speer

The reality is that Canada's present system is failing to live up to the principle of universality. By subsidizing hospital and doctor costs for all Canadians we have little public monies left over to help low- and middle-income Canadians pay for uninsured services and treatments.

Economy Shrank In Second Quarter, Bank Of Canada Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Business

Bank leaves key lending rate unchanged.

Brexit Demonstrates Perils Of Unchecked Globalization

Salman Sakir | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Business
Salman Sakir

Only when the fruits of globalization are enjoyed by all segments of the society, especially the low-income and middle-class, would globalization be more acceptable politically and socially by broad segments of the population.

It's Time For B.C. To Rethink Skills Training Approach

Paul de Jong | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Paul de Jong

Graduation ceremonies are underway at high schools across the province, as students get set to take their skills to the next level. At 84 per cent, B.C.'s high school graduation rate has never been higher. While that's reason to celebrate, we should also be asking why the province's apprenticeship programs aren't achieving anywhere near the same success rates.

Brexit Could Hit Canada Hard, TD Bank Warns

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Business

Could shave up to 1 percentage point off growth.

These Provinces Will Lead Economic Growth Through 2017

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2016 | Canada Business

It won't be the oil producers, that's for sure.

Real Estate And Falling Loonie Prop Up Canada's Fizzling Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's economy has gone from bang to whimper in a few months.

Bank Of Canada Says Wildfires Did A Number On Economy

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Business

But a big rebound is expected for later this year.