Economic Forecast Canada

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...

IMF Slashes Forecast For Canadian, Global Economies

CP | Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy's stumble at the start of 2015 is dragging down the world's growth to the lowest level since the Great Recession, the In...

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 noticeab...

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...

Canada To Be Among Hardest-Hit From Slowing Population Growth

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.19.2015 | Canada Business

The world's population won't grow as quickly over the next 50 years as it did over the past 50, and Canada will be among the losers in the new reality.

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 ...

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...

We Still Needs Economic Stimulus: BoC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada's struggling economy still needs the extra boost of monetary stimulus to help keep the recovery on track, says Bank of Canada senior ...

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...

Why The OECD Sees 'Risks' In Canadian Mortgage Lending

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canada should reduce the risk of a housing correction by making mortgage lenders shoulder more risk, the OECD says in a new forecast. The organizat...

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...

Latest Economic Outlook Suprisingly Rosy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2014 | 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 05.19.2014 | 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...