Business Outlook


Businesses Losing Their Oomph

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says Canadian firms are confident about future prospects and the economy — although they are still not totally sold on a strong recovery and remain cautious about investmen...

They're Not Investing

OTTAWA - Canadian firms are turning progressively gloomier about the slow pace of the world's economy and say they want to see signs of progress before ramping up hiring and investment, a new Bank of...

Canadian Firms Turn Pessimistic

OTTAWA - Canadian firms have become more pessimistic about the economy and plan to ratchet down investment spending while keeping hiring modest, the newest business outlook survey by the Bank of Canad...