Recession Canada

Recession Over? Not So Fast..

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.03.2015 | Canada Business

Those celebrating the end of Canada’s recession may want to recork the champagne, because it seems the economy isn’t out of the woods just yet. ...

We Are NOT In A Recession: Finance Minister

CP | Rob Gillies, The Associated Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- Canada's finance minister says Canada is not in recession now and wasn't in recession in the first half of the year despite data showing ot...

U.S. Fed Cites Canadian Recession As Reason For Holding Rates

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.18.2015 | Canada Business

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its prime lending rate unchanged at its meeting Thursday, extending a nearly seven-year-long streak of near-zero interes...

One Good Reason Canadians Should Be Jealous Of Australia

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Business

Doug Porter, the chief economist at Bank of Montreal, is jealous of Australia. Despite having a commodity-based economy similar to Canada’s and b...

TSX Recovers (Somewhat) From Tuesday's Steep Drop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Business

The Toronto Stock Exchange posted a solid, double-digit gain Wednesday, but it wasn't nearly enough to make up for the sharp drop of the previous session.

TSX Dives On News Of Canadian Recession, Chinese Slump

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The Toronto Stock Exchange fell by triple digits on Tuesday as markets around the world dipped and new data confirmed Canada fell into rec...

Canada Faces ‘One Of The Strangest Recessions Ever'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Business

Canada met the technical definition of a recession — two quarters of negative growth — in the first half of this year, numbers from StatsCan confi...

It's Official: Canada In Recession

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Business

It's official: Canada fell into recession in the first half of the year. Statistics Canada reported Tuesday that Canadian GDP fell 0.5 per cent at ...

Althia Raj

'R-Word' Adds New Element To Campaign | Althia Raj | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Politics

Says an NDP candidate: "Stephen Harper and Joe Oliver’s plan for the economy for our finances and for our country has failed."

This Is The Week We Find Out Officially If Canada's In Recession

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Business

As the federal election heads into its fifth week, a slew of economic data will reveal how Canada's economy is doing at mid-year.

If A Canadian Recession Hits, Who's Most At Risk Of Losing Their Job?

CBC | Posted 08.13.2015 | Canada Business

Is Canada in a recession? So far, the messages are mixed. But there's little doubt the economy is slowing down, and many people are wondering about th...

'Hardly A Hint Of Recession' In Canada's Housing Market

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Business

Canada may be in the midst of a "technical recession," as economists like to call it (we won't know for sure until StatsCan's GDP release in September...

Canada's Economy Shrinks For 5th Straight Month

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.31.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economic contraction accelerated in May, shrinking 0.2 per cent on the month, Statistics Canada said Friday. That marks the fifth straight...

Data Doesn't Show A Canadian Recession, Economists Say

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s economy shrank in the first four months of the year, but the evidence does not show a recession and it’s “too soon to declare a downtur...

Majority Believes Canada Already In Recession: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Business

A majority of Canadians isn't buying Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s assertions that Canada has avoided a recession. Fifty-eight per cent of respon...

'First Off, We're Not In A Recession'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Joe Oliver denied it on Friday, but a growing number of economic analysts now say Canada is in a recession. The country's economy ...

Canada In A Recession, Bank Of America Says

Financial Post | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Business

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has become the first bank to call for a Canadian recession this year. Economist Emanuella Enenajor and her team now s...

Is Another Recession On Its Way? | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's economy shrank in the first quarter by a whopping 0.6 per cent. Is this the beginning of a new recession? Recessions of course are defined...

Canadians' Mood On Economy Worst Since Great Recession

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.03.2015 | Canada Business

The collapse in oil prices has evidently shaken Canadians’ faith in the economy, and public attitudes are the most sour they have been since the Gre...

Sunny Freeman

30% Chance Of Recession In Canada: Report | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

At least one economist is ready not only to use the “R-word” but has also put a number on the risk of a recession happening. The odds of the e...

Sunny Freeman

Is Canada Headed For Another Recession? 8 Troubling Signs | Sunny Freeman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Business

A string of dire economic news since the beginning of 2015 has many observers worried about whether Canada could be on the brink of another downturn, ...

Study Ties Recession To Suicide Rate

CBC | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Business

The financial crisis has been linked to a 4.5 per cent increase in Canada’s suicide rate, according to a study that estimates at least 10,000 extra ...

Debt-Loving Canadians Saved The Economy: Poloz

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Business

BURLINGTON, Ont. - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz says Canadian consumers did their part for the economy by borrowing the country through the w...

These Canadian Cities Are Still Stuck In Recession

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Business

It’s been four years since the Great Recession ended in Canada, but nearly half of Canada’s mid-sized cities have yet to regain the jobs lost duri...

Are McJobs Canada's Future?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Business

The latest jobs report from StatsCan was utterly abysmal: Some 85,000 jobs lost in a single month in the private sector, offset only by a 30,000 incre...