Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan
Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.
OECD maintains low growth view of Canada’s economy
Paris-based think tank says the world economy is trapped in a period of low growth.
‘Relatively aggressive’ change needed to lift Canada’s economy
Bill Morneau has tapped McKinsey & Co.’s Dominic Barton to draw a plan to lead Canada out of its cycle of feeble economic growth.
IMF report cuts growth outlook for Canada to 1% for this year
Organization also lowered its Canadian outlook for 2016 to 1.7% from 2.1%.
Federal budget delayed until April in light of low oil prices
Lower oilpatch investment will cut into provincial and federal tax and royalty revenues.
Cheaper crude oil might actually benefit economy, RBC study says
Report warns struggling oil prices could stymie business investment in the important oil and gas sector.
Anti-corruption rules on suppliers a threat to economy: study
Canadian Council of Chief Executives says suspension of a single firm could cost Canada more than $1 billion.
Jim Flaherty remembered for rare determination, balanced approach
Former Finance Minister died suddenly in Ottawa on Apr. 10 just three weeks after announcing his resignation from cabinet.
Growth yes, but IMF still sees plenty to worry about in Canada economy
Financial institution says Canadan exports and business investment will benefit from a US resurgence.
Ontario GDP to average 2.1% over 20 years: Report
Shrinking working-age population cited for slowing economic growth.
Sousa says Ontario ripped off by federal budget
Finance minister says the Conservatives are trying to balance its books at the expense of the provinces.
Bank of Canada trying to determine why inflation on decline
Inflation above 2% erodes purchasing power, while when it’s below 2% it depresses consumer demand.
Workers optimistic, but cautious about jobs, economy in 2014
Randstad survey reveals Canadian workers are confident their companies will perform better this year.
Opposition: Jobs numbers prove Tory economic policies are failing
StatsCan says the economy lost 45,900 jobs in December as the unemployment rate rose to 7.2%.
BoC governor Poloz sees long term rates rising
Rate increase won’t hurt the Canadian economy, however.