Economic Growth Canada

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.

Canada Drops In World's Richest Countries Ranking

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Business

Canada: it's not quite the world's richest country. But it's up there. At US$50,230.80, the Great White North ranks high in the world when it comes...

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.

B.C. Depends More On Real Estate Than Alberta Does On Oil

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Business

Real estate just can't stop moving.

Canada's Economy Smashes All Expectations In January

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.31.2016 | Canada Business

"2016 is off to a roaring start."

Nearly Half Of Canada's Industries Are Shrinking

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's economy hasn't grown in a year.

Ottawa Will Run $50 Billion In Deficits In Next 2 Years: National Bank

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Business

Some economists say a large deficit is just what's needed right now.

Canada's Economy Likely Growing Twice As Fast As Expected

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economy grew 0.3 per cent in July, Statistics Canada says, faster than the rate that economists had generally expected. With these numbers...

Canada's Economy Shrinks Amid Widespread Slowdown

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economy shrank in January, declining by 0.1 per cent following 0.3-per-cent growth in December, StatsCan said Tuesday. Declines were not l...

Canada's Economy Likely Shrank In January, CIBC Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s economy likely shrank in January, CIBC said Friday following an unexpectedly negative reading on retail sales from Statistics Canada. Re...

Canada's Economy: Slower, But It Could Have Been Worse

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy slowed to a 2.4 per cent growth rate in the last three months of 2014 — but still performed better than a consensus of...

Economic Growth Beats Forecasts By A Mile

CP | Craig Wong and Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy grew at a faster than expected pace in the third quarter, but economists cautioned Friday about the impact of lower oil ...

Surprise! Canada's Largest Industry Is Real Estate

Greg Sward | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Business
Greg Sward

I was looking at this StatsCan data on GDP by industry and decided to make some graphs to show how the breakdown of GDP has changed in this country.

Canada's Economy Shrinks

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the country's economic output fell slightly by 0.1 per cent in August, the first month to show a decline this year.Eco...

Zero Growth In Canada's Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Economic growth in Canada paused in July following a string of gains over six consecutive months, hurt by a slump in the mining and energy se...

Canada's Economy Surprises To The Upside

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economic output picked up speed to a a 0.4 per cent pace in May, setting the stage for a second quarter expansion that is expected t...

How Lack Of Hockey Dragged Down Canada's GDP

HuffPost Canada/CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's economy grew in line with economists' expectations in February. StatsCan reported the country's GDP expanded 0.2 per cent during the month. ...

Economy's Growth Surprises

CP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canada's economy rebounded sharply in January, proving the previous month's anxiety-inducing collapse was really all about the weather. ...

Economy Grows For 5th Straight Month

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The economy grew by 0.2 per cent month over month in November, boosted by the resource sector and marking the fifth straight monthly increa...

U.S. To Outgrow Canada For Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

So much for Canada’s economic miracle. After years of stagnation, the U.S. economy is set to outgrow Canada’s for at least the next two years, ...

Holy GDP Growth, Canada!

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy surged to its fastest pace of growth in two years in the third quarter, but the bounce was not enough to dispel fears that c...

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...

A Sliver Of Good Economic News

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy had one of the best months in years in July, rebounding strongly from a June swoon and putting it back on the path of modera...

Canada's Seriously Surprising Boomtown For 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Business

What a difference oil can make. St. John’s, Newfoundland, will be Canada’s economic winner for 2013, according to a new report from the Confere...

Oil, Construction Slumps Keep Canada's Economy Sluggish

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Business

Canada's economy is headed for slower growth during the second quarter compared with the first, economists said Friday after gross domestic product ga...