Canada Economic Growth

Half Of Canada's Economic Growth Now Leans On Housing

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Business

Real estate is like a crutch, holding up Canada's GDP growth.

Canada's Economy Is Looking Worse. You Can Blame These 2 Things.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Business

But there's reason to be hopeful.

The Economy Would Be Better If Our Hockey Teams Didn't Suck So Bad

CP | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Business

"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."

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...

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 Is Killing It But Good Times Won't Last: Analysts

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Business

The growth is "likely to prove unsustainable."

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."

This Will Be Canada's Fastest-Growing Metro Economy In 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Business

Hint: it's not in Alberta.

Economic Challenges 'Greater Than We Expected': Morneau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Politics

The finance minister says Canada has been hit hard by falling oil prices.

Finance Ministers Agree To Revisit Pension Reform Talks

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Politics

With the country's economy struggling to rebound, there's an overarching theme Bill Morneau would like to focus on.

'Back To Reality' For Canada's Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economy grew a moderate 0.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday, suggesting the bounce-back from recession that happened th...

And Canada's Top-Performing Metro Economy Is..

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Calgary's economy outperformed those in all of Canada's biggest metropolitan cities last year, says a report released Thursday. The Brookings Insti...

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...

We Grew! (A Bit)

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A steep drop in oilsands activity restricted Canada's economy to a disappointing 0.2 per cent advance in May, diminishing prospects for what ...

Guess What's Leading Canada's Economic Growth

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The manufacturing sector helped drive the Canadian economy's return to better than expected growth in January after ending 2012 with a mild c...

Economy Barely Growing

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government will attempt to make up for the weaker economy by doubling down on spending cuts in hopes of balancing the budget in t...

2013 Will Be A 'Mediocre' Year For Growth: CIBC

CP | Hugh McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - CIBC is predicting "very mediocre" growth for Canada next year, citing a weak world economy and an absence of key economic drivers at home.T...

Canada's Economy Dead In The Water

CP | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canada's economy has hit stall speed with few areas of strong support, setting back any talk of interest rates hikes in the new year and li...

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...

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...

Guess What's Dragging Down Canada's Economic Growth

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy continues to defy adverse global conditions and the guarded expectations of experts, posting a 0.2 per cent advance in July ...

Rest Of World Dragging Canada Down: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The OECD says leading indicators in Canada point to continued growth, but below the long-term trend for the country.The economic prospects fo...

Interest Rate Hikes On Horizon: RBC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Royal Bank of Canada predicts the Canadian economy will grow by 2.1 per cent this year, and that the central bank will gradually raise i...

Weak Growth For Canada: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Business

PARIS - A Paris-based think-tank predicts economies of the Group of Seven countries will grow at an annualized rate of just 0.3 per cent in the third ...

Better Than Expected, But Still Sluggish

CP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says the economy grew at an annual rate of 1.8 per cent in the second quarter, as companies increased investment in equipm...