Manufacturing, oil and gas all took a hit in August.
Three-quarters of Canada's population growth comes from immigration, up from less than half in the 1990s.
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But one bad month isn't necessarily the start of a trend.
The youth job situation is the economic problem the Bank of Canada's governor takes "most personally."
The country's surprisingly strong economic growth is taking everyone by surprise.
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Even Canadians without debt would feel the pinch from a credit crisis.
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The city is now a buyer’s market, TD Bank says.
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Economists fear Canada's debt loads could soon burn the economy.
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The experts promised us a “barnburner” of a first quarter for Canada’s economy, and the economy delivered. Canada’s GDP grew at a 3.7-per-cent pace in the first three months of 2017, more than triplin...
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After the financial crisis, I asked one of our executives how Canada had managed to sidestep the deep pain felt in the U.S. "I'm not sure we did," he pushed back. "Maybe it just hasn't happened yet." Fast forward to 2017 and here we are, fretting over housing bubbles and record-high debt levels.
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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.
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Many global investors don't know enough about Canada to make informed decisions, CIBC says.
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Thank goodness for the housing bubble?
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Canada's economy hasn't been this strong since 2011.
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Growth comes in strong, but there are clouds on the economic horizon.
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I don't know about you, but I have no desire to wake up one morning and find that Kevin O'Leary, Canada's version of Donald Trump, is our new prime minister. If you're not taking him seriously, you should be.
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Real estate sector declines for first time in five years.
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Trump's closed-door policies could accidentally boost Canada's economy.
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Latest economic outlook "subject to considerable uncertainty" because no one knows what Trump will do.
The emerging legalization of marijuana is an opportunity for continued and new business success in First Nation communities. As parts of the U.S. have started legalizing the sale of marijuana (and Canada is on its way), cannabis capitalists are flocking to invest in dispensaries and other marijuana-related projects.
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Activity is falling 13 of the 20 sectors covered by StatsCan.
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Special interest groups have always staged PR events to try and gain coverage, but the real estate industry has decided to take a more "proactive" approach. Some members of the industry are turning regular journalism into "commerce journalism," by manipulating coverage in their favour, sometimes engaging in unethical practices.
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The underground economy is toxic. It costs jobs, makes it harder for above-board businesses to compete and ruins faith in our tax system. It can also leave you holding the bag when you get sub-par results or someone gets burned in a cash deal. But there is something we can all do, and it's simple.
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Canada risks falling behind if it doesn't develop its human resources, report argues.
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The slump that started earlier this year appears to be over.
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau will soon release the government's Fall Economic Statement and the expectation is for more stimulus spending and higher deficits. The surrounding debate in Ottawa has been mostly focused on "how" and "what" of deficit spending and insufficiently on "why" and "when."
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They say malls need to offer other services including entertainment and sporting venues.
Ask an American to name an entrepreneur and odds are names like Mark Zuckerberg, Mike Dell and Larry Page will roll off their tongue. When asked to name up to five high-profile entrepreneurs, a third of Canadians could not name a single one. Why is that?
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"Zero appetite" for interest rate hikes at the Bank of Canada.
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Instead of crashing in 2008, countries like Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.K. decided we just needed more money. The result? Soaring real estate prices, stagnating incomes, mounting household debt and lowered economic output have sent four of the largest economies in the realm into a massive bubble.
The Bank of Montreal predicts some challenging times for Alberta.
Its new estimate is 0.2 per cent lower than before.