Government support has helped big-time, but it's scheduled to end, and the pandemic isn't over.
Daniel Tencer has been the business editor at HuffPost Canada since 2011. A two-decade veteran of journalism, Tencer's work has appeared in the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Maisonneuve Magazine and numerous other publications in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists and the business journalists' group SABEW Canada. Languages spoken: English (fluent), Polish (fluent), Czech (conversational), Spanish (basic), French (basic).
On employment, Atlantic Canada wins the pandemic lockdown.
07/12/2020 09:10 EDT
Canadian consumers and businesses were already heavily in debt when the crisis hit. That will make recovery a rocky process.
07/11/2020 13:32 EDT
Now is a good time to start planning for next year's tax time if you're a CERB recipient.
07/05/2020 09:40 EDT
Masks could be a "substitute" for some lockdown measures, researchers at Goldman Sachs say.
07/02/2020 11:55 EDT
The question is, will people come back when the pandemic is behind us?
06/28/2020 11:44 EDT
High government debt levels in the years to come will hold Canada back, Fitch Ratings says.
06/24/2020 14:40 EDT
Relatively small, dynamic countries now dominate the list of the most competitive economies.
06/24/2020 12:47 EDT
Canada's economy will be operating "below capacity for the foreseeable future."
06/19/2020 10:18 EDT
Support for a ban cuts across all demographics, Research Co. says.
06/18/2020 16:07 EDT
The Liberals’ emergency income support has prevented a sudden financial shock to households. But what happens when it ends?
06/17/2020 11:57 EDT
But the weakness in the rental market risks infecting the housing market.
06/14/2020 14:35 EDT
If successful, the new service will roll out across the rest of Quebec.
06/12/2020 11:21 EDT
Too bad it comes at a time of monumental uncertainty.
06/10/2020 12:51 EDT
Industries dominated by men are about to see a rehiring boom.
06/09/2020 17:07 EDT
Canada could see a rush of new home purchases before the new insurance rules take effect on July 1.
06/08/2020 17:02 EDT
European countries had mechanisms in place to keep people attached to work during a crisis. In Canada, we had to reinvent the wheel.
06/07/2020 10:53 EDT
The airline says it will refund certain cancelled international flights, but won't confirm it involves only flights to the U.S. and U.K.
06/05/2020 16:27 EDT
Women got hit harder in the layoffs, and now they're being rehired more slowly.
06/05/2020 09:24 EDT
The mortgage insurer's predictions would look far less alarming if it used the same measure of house prices as other forecasts.
06/02/2020 17:02 EDT
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