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Are Exports Driving Our Economy?

Peter Hall | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada
Peter Hall

OK, you're right -- this is really last week's news. But it is worth repeating. For a good many months now, economy watchers of many stripes have been...

Don't Believe Gloomy Headlines - The Global Economy Is Picking Up

Peter Hall | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

We expect developing markets to re-emerge. They've gone quiet in the past couple of years, weary of waiting for the world's large economies to get going again. Their recent record has persuaded pundits to throw them into the 'new normal' soup.

How Canada's Growth is Leading to a Robust International Front

Peter Hall | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

Exporters are less upbeat about domestic economic conditions. The balance of opinion for this indicator was the only one to fall, edging back marginally to 13 per cent. Paradoxically, they are more positive about domestic sales, where the balance of opinion rose 9 percentage points to 43 percent of those surveyed.

The World Is Getting Hungrier

Peter Hall | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Impact
Peter Hall

The world is getting hungrier. It has been said many times, but it bears repeating: the rise of emerging markets over the past three decades is now vaulting millions into the ranks of the middle class every year.

Better, But Just Slightly..

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy put it a solid if unspectacular performance in August, fuelled by a continuing rebound in the oil and gas sector .The 0.3 pe...

What's Working in Canada's Economy and What Isn't

Peter Hall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Peter Hall

Canada's overall numbers are not as impressive, but they reflect the growth rotation that will see exports and business investment grab the baton from the consumer and housing sectors. Conditions already favour export growth: a weakening loonie, a surge in leading sectors, a key export market that is leading the way, and strong demand for resources.

Canadian Economy Actually Lagging U.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - A leading international economy body says the global economy is beginning to rebound, but Canada is lagging several other members of the Group...

Will 2013 Be Boom Times For Canada?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Almost four years removed from the start of the so-called economic recovery, 2013 could be the year Canada finally leaves the legacy of the G...

How Canada's Diversity Could Lead to a Goldmine

Peter Hall | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

As a nation built to a great extent on immigration, Canada boasts a rich ethnic diversity. Census data show that by far, the largest group has its roots in Western Europe. Analysts and policymakers often lament that economic growth does not reflect this makeup. Within the diaspora in Canada is a hidden goldmine of opportunity to further connect and trade with the fastest-growing markets of the world.

When it Comes to Finances, Canada is No Role Model

Christopher Sands | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Economically, Canada is doing fine and has taken action to address challenges, but a recent series of events and articles from Washington think tanks claim that the United States can fix its fiscal and economic problems by imitating Canada. Justin Bieber can sing "Never Say Never" forever, but I'll still stick with never.

Canada Economy Jumps 3.9 Per Cent, Fuelled By Energy And Mining

CP | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada Business

(CP) -- OTTAWA - Real gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of 3.9 per cent in the first quarter, after expanding 3.1 in the fourth quarte...