Canada Economic Growth

Pursuing Inclusive Growth Through Skills And Innovation

Denise Amyot | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada Business
Denise Amyot

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.

Oil (Yes, Oil) Helps Canada's Economy To A Rebound

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.01.2016 | Canada Business

Struggling retail sales are now a drag on the economy.

BMO Says B.C. To Lead Canada's Economy In 2017. TD Says Alberta.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Business

The Bank of Montreal predicts some challenging times for Alberta.

Canada's Economy Won't Grow As Fast As OECD Expected

CP | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Business

Blame weak trade. And other things.

Canada Must Build 21st Century Trade Routes To Escape Low Growth

Perrin Beatty | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Business
Perrin Beatty

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.

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 01.11.2017 | 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 12.20.2016 | 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...