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New Brunswick, ranked in 2014 by the Conference Board of Canada as one of the worst provincial (GDP) performing economies in the world, can not seem to shake off decade-after-decade of economic mismanagement.
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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In Canada, less than 20 per cent of small and medium businesses (SMBs) have an online retail presence. The reality is that many SMBs are so busy working to keep their businesses running that they have only ever given a brief thought to going online. It's a "nice-to-have," but not a "must-have."
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Real estate just can't stop moving.
Hint: it's not in Alberta.
Some economists say a large deficit is just what's needed right now.
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Says an NDP candidate: "Stephen Harper and Joe Oliver’s plan for the economy for our finances and for our country has failed."
The absolute size of an economy does not portray the complete picture of a country. When a country has a large gross domestic product, it does not necessarily mean that its residents are rich. The country may have a significantly large population which will lead to low per capita income.
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WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy shrank at a steep annual rate of 2.9 per cent in the January-March quarter as a harsh winter contributed to the biggest contraction since the depths of the recession five...
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OTTAWA - The brutal winter iced Canada's recovery to the worst growth rate in more than a year as businesses held off on investments and many other key sectors shrank or recorded weak gains.Statistics...
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Robert F. Kennedy once said that a country's gross domestic product (GDP) measures “everything except that which makes life worthwhile”. The metric was developed in the 1930s and 1940s amid the upheav...
Ask any economist and they will tell you that GDP growth is good. So if more people get cancer, that's great, because spending on health care increases. But you don't have to be a rocket scientist to know that more cancer, catastrophe and war are not good.
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OTTAWA - The economy grew by 0.3 per cent in October, the fourth consecutive month-month increase, with the battered manufacturing sector and service industries making significant gains.The results ca...
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 conditions remain fragile and susceptible to both d...