Scotiabank, RBC say their decision to cancel existing relationships with marijuana-related business are the result of risk management procedures.
Report estimates province’s economy will contract 6.5% this year.
Canadians have been slow to adopt financial technology upstarts.
Bank projects Canada’s debt-to-GDP ratio will grow to 36.1% by 2020-21.
C.D. Howe calls for national framework on EI eligibility and benefits.
Analysts expected a minimal gain of 0.7%.
Had spending increases been held to the rate of economic growth, Ontario would have a $4 billion surplus today.
Cheaper access could come at a much higher cost down the road.
Federal finance minister says the country is well positioned to weather an economic battering.
Craig Alexander will become the think-tank’s vice-president for economic analysis in September.
Report calls on more employers to consider the advantages of innovative “smart learning systems.”
Forecast falls 1.5% short of Bank of Canada prediction; bank expects pick-up in second half of year.
Bank predicts another interest rate cut.
US economic stumble caused by severe weather, inventory buildup and poor home sales are major factors, the bank says.
Former StatsCan analyst says manufacturers have adapted to a stronger dollar and won’t gain as much from weaker loonie compared to the 1990s.