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IMF Slashes Forecast For Canadian, Global Economies

CP | Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy's stumble at the start of 2015 is dragging down the world's growth to the lowest level since the Great Recession, the In...

For First Time Since Financial Crisis, U.S. Beats Canada On Jobs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Business

It’s pretty much official: Canada's seven-year reign as a better place to find work than the U.S. is over. Canada’s unemployment rate edged hi...

Canada 'Solid' Despite Everything, IMF Declares

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its outlook for Canadian economic growth.It describes Canada's recent performance as "solid" but says the ...

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Why A Balanced Budget Law Could Mean More Debt For Consumers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Business

The Conservatives’ proposal to mandate balanced books “during normal economic times” for future governments could paint the economy into a corne...

This Is The Problem With Canada's Housing Market, According To The IMF

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund has issued a new warning about Canada’s housing market, saying that overheated house prices and high household debt ...

IMF Estimates How Much Canadian Housing Is Overvalued

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada Business

Mortgage markets growing riskier Toronto in for a ‘cooling’ this year Canada’s housing markets will cool this year, leading to a mor...

IMF Lowers Outlook For Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its 2015 growth forecast for the Canadian economy as it lowers its overall outlook for global ...

IMF Warns Canada About Uninsured Mortgages, Overvalued Housing

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Business

There are signs of overvaluation in Canada’s housing market, and the government may need to tighten rules on uninsured mortgages to keep things from...

IMF: U.S. A Drag On Canada's Economy

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The International Monetary Fund says Canada's economy will be a little weaker this year than previously projected, although it will continue ...

Why The OECD Sees 'Risks' In Canadian Mortgage Lending

CP/HuffPost Canada | The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canada should reduce the risk of a housing correction by making mortgage lenders shoulder more risk, the OECD says in a new forecast. The organizat...

IMF Warns Canada On Housing, Debt

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The International Monetary Fund has again upgraded its projection for Canada's economy, but the latest outlook from the international financi...

Oilsands Not Really As Important As You'd Think

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

Many supporters of the Keystone XL have been warning that failing to build the pipeline — or at least some other infrastructure to carry oil — wou...

IMF Urges Canada To Take A Radical Step On Mortgages

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Business

Ottawa should consider phasing out insuring home mortgage through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.Th...

Good News, Canada!

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The International Monetary Fund is upgrading Canada's growth expectations for this year to 1.7 per cent, but warns that overall global condit...

IMF Warns Canada Against Austerity

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - With global finance ministers gathering in Washington this week, the International Monetary Fund is advising Canadian policy-makers against p...

IMF To Canada: Whatever You Do, Don't Raise Interest Rates

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The International Monetary Fund is telling the Bank of Canada to hold off on interest rate hikes until the economy improves, and not to disco...

Canada Should Be Model For The World: IMF Chief

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The head of the International Monetary Fund says measures taken to protect Canada's economy should be a model for countries trying to fix th...

Canada Joins Call For Veto Over IMF Bailout Of Europe

CBC | Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is standing firm in reiterating Canada's position that it will not ante up part of the $400 billion US soug...

IMF Downgrades Outlook On Canada

CP | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's recovery is being dragged down by a cascading crisis in Europe and weakening conditions elsewhere, the International Monetary Fund s...

Ottawa Relents, Says It May Help Bail Out Europe

CBC | Posted 02.21.2012 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says Ottawa would be open to paying into a bailout fund for Europe administered by the International Moneta...

IMF Warns Canada On Household Debt, Overvalued Housing

CP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The International Monetary Fund says Canada's economy is slowing and faces risks both at home and abroad.The IMF says Canada not only faces h...