Global Economic Recovery

What's Working in Canada's Economy and What Isn't

Peter Hall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Peter Hall

Canada's overall numbers are not as impressive, but they reflect the growth rotation that will see exports and business investment grab the baton from the consumer and housing sectors. Conditions already favour export growth: a weakening loonie, a surge in leading sectors, a key export market that is leading the way, and strong demand for resources.

Is a Droopy Dollar the Sign of Greater Economic Recovery?

Peter Hall | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada
Peter Hall

A decade ago, predictions that the Canadian currency would rise to 75 cents US seemed outlandish. No one foresaw the 8 to 9 per cent annual appreciations that blew past the 'wackiest' forecasts and for a time took the loonie well north of parity. We bounced back.

What, No Champagne?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Few are noting the occasion, but about now Canada and the rest of the world should be celebrating the third anniversary marking the end of th...