Economic Forecast Canada

Uh Oh: BoC Lowers Forecast

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | 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...

Latest Economic Outlook Suprisingly Rosy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The latest Bank of Canada survey on business sentiment finds a decidedly more positive outlook, and that may be good news for Canadian worker...

Sluggish Economy Is New Normal, Bank Of Canada Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - The loonie fell sharply Tuesday after Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz delivered a gloomy speech saying slow economic growth is probabl...

Sunny Freeman

Biggest Risks Canada's Economy Faces

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

2014 is a welcome calendar change for many economy-watchers, as Canada this year saw some of the slowest economic growth since the Great Recession of ...

'Wait Until Next Year' Should Be Canadian Economy's Motto

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Wait until next year.It's a familiar refrain for sports teams, but the premise is getting old for Canadians awaiting the return of an economy...

They're Not Investing

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

OTTAWA - Canadian firms are turning progressively gloomier about the slow pace of the world's economy and say they want to see signs of progress befor...

Number Of Long-Term Unemployed In Canada Doubled: OECD

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Unemployment rates in Canada and the United States will fall significantly by the end of next year but the overall rate among some of the worl...

‘Zero Growth'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Business

Nearly half of Canada’s financial advisors are telling their clients not to expect any economic growth for the rest of the year. According to Sun...

U.S. Economy To Outpace Canada's: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The OECD has reduced its estimates for Canadian economic growth this year and next.The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development...

Bad News, Canada

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada sharply downgraded its expectations Wednesday on economic growth for the first half of this year, but held the line on off...

IMF Warns Canada Against Austerity

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - With global finance ministers gathering in Washington this week, the International Monetary Fund is advising Canadian policy-makers against p...

Prepare For 2 Years Of Economic Pain, Thanks To Housing Bust

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A leading international forecasting firm says Canadians should brace for tough economic times lasting another two years, lifting the jobless ...

Canadian Firms Turn Pessimistic

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian firms have become more pessimistic about the economy and plan to ratchet down investment spending while keeping hiring modest, the n...

Loonie's Soaring Days Are Over: RBC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's largest bank is forecasting the economy will do slightly better than most expect in the next two years, and one reason why is that t...

Canadians Losing Faith In Economy: Poll

CBC | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Business

The latest polling numbers by Nanos Research show Canadians are losing confidence in the economy. Nanos Research asked Canadians if the...

Canada’s Economy Will Stagnate For Years: BMO

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Business

Canada’s economy has outperformed the U.S. for five years, but Canadians better prepare themselves for an equally long period of underperformance, s...

Sunny Freeman

Why Canada's Economy Could Linger In Limbo For A Long Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

Help wanted: The Canadian economy seeks a new driver of economic growth. The position must be filled immediately to replace sectors – housing, co...

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...

Here's What The OECD Says Will Keep Canada In Slow Lane

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - With global conditions weakening, Canada's economy will remain in the slow growth lane until the middle of next year, the Organization for Ec...

Good News For Canada From OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The outlook for the economy has brightened somewhat for Canada and two countries critical to Canadian exporters, according to the Organizatio...

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...

Don't Worry, It Was Just A Speed Bump

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney says he is not as eager to raise interest rates as he was a few months ago, although he made clear the ne...

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...

Less Hiring As Canadian Firms Sour On Economy: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian firms appear to be preparing for hard and uncertain economic times, the Bank of Canada says in a business outlook survey released Mo...

What's Softening Our Economy? Where To Begin...

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy has entered a "soft patch" amid a sharp slowdown in home construction and sales, poor exports and weak job creation, the TD ...