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The potential benefits to developing economies, to Canada's place in the world, and to Canadian employees and industries are too great to ignore.
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Are more increases in the offing? What does it all mean? How will it affect you?
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Administrative barriers make it virtually impossible to gain funding, operate and create a sustainable business model in a timely fashion.
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Of the hundreds of studies conducted on the employment effects of a minimum wage increase, the majority find no evidence of significant job losses.
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In Western countries, the size of government increases at the same time that growth is slowing down.
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Did you know that demand for air travel around the world is expected to double over the next 20-30 years? As more and more of us want to visit far flung destinations like Dubai or Hong Kong, and peopl...
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The experts promised us a “barnburner” of a first quarter for Canada’s economy, and the economy delivered. Canada’s GDP grew at a 3.7-per-cent pace in the first three months of 2017, more than triplin...
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Skills and innovation -- core elements of the college/institute mandate -- have emerged as absolutely fundamental to the government's agenda. They have been the focus of several consultations and more than a few reports, including a recent series of recommendations by the finance minister's Advisory Council on Economic Growth.
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Growth comes in strong, but there are clouds on the economic horizon.
Real estate sector declines for first time in five years.
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Activity is falling 13 of the 20 sectors covered by StatsCan.
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The slump that started earlier this year appears to be over.
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Struggling retail sales are now a drag on the economy.
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The Bank of Montreal predicts some challenging times for Alberta.
Blame weak trade. And other things.
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Trump sure is good at making people want to be far away from him.
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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.
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Real estate is like a crutch, holding up Canada's GDP growth.
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Economy shrank 0.6 per cent in May, StatsCan says.
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But there's reason to be hopeful.
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Canada remains a collection of 13 regional markets separated by a myriad of competing rules and standards that weakens economic growth by increasing costs and limiting choice for consumers, business and governments. It is astonishing that 28 independent countries can collectively lower the economic barriers between them while Canada has been unable to do so between 13 provinces and territories.
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"If we had say two or three teams in the playoffs as per usual, the growth rate in April might have been two-tenths of a per cent."
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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 to gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, a key me...
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Canada's economy has gone from bang to whimper in a few months.
Real estate just can't stop moving.
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At this juncture in our planet's history it may be worth pausing and contemplating that the well-being of human species depends on the well-being of the biosphere. Earth has provided optimal conditions for life's evolution, but human activities are offsetting the balance.
The growth is "likely to prove unsustainable."
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"2016 is off to a roaring start."
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Hint: it's not in Alberta.
Canada's economy hasn't grown in a year.
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Some economists say a large deficit is just what's needed right now.
Norway and Canada have a strong trade and investment relationship built on complementary resource endowments, similar levels of development, and shared interests and values. Norway's investment in Canada supports Canadian GDP and jobs, and Norwegian investments supply Canada's economy with much-needed capital.