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April 18, 2017  

Global economy to grow 3.5% this year: IMF

China’s resilience, rising commodity prices, and sturdy financial markets provide sunnier outlook.

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April 12, 2016  

IMF cuts Canada’s growth estimates for 2016-17

Part of global trend marked by slowing global oil exports, low crude prices and weak demand for commodities.

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April 8, 2016  

Big investment in rail, ports needed in the West

Pressure is on to meet growing demand for commodities.

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March 31, 2016  

2 years-plus to adjust to commodity price decline: BoC

Tumbling resource prices have cost $1,800 for every Canadian.

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February 3, 2016  

Energy pressures to drive Canadian dealmaking in 2016

Primary driver will be the slump in commodities prices.

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December 8, 2015  

Canada one of the top five countries most exposed to Chinese slowdown

Reliance on commodity exports makes Canada vulnerable as Chinese demand for oil, metals and other raw materials falls.

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September 10, 2015  

BoC holds 0.5% rate as resource sector adjusts

Lower dollars absorbs some of the impact of lower commodity prices.

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August 25, 2015  

Commodities drop will pain some provinces

Alberta, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland-Labrador will be especially hard hit.

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January 14, 2015  

World Bank forecasts lower global growth

Economic expansion forecast reduced to 3% from 3.4%.

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August 19, 2013  

Europe recovery will fuel Canadian export lift: CIBC

A 2% boost plus increased demand for commodities in China.

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July 15, 2013  

China’s economic growth slows further

Country’s trade weakens and the government has clamped down on credit boom

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April 29, 2013  

Commodity prices rally in March: Scotiabank

But markets skittish following gold sell-off and softer Chinese GDP.

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April 15, 2013  

Traders expect BoC to hold line on rates

After weak employment report, rate hikes are likely further away than previously thought.

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March 25, 2013  

Jobs, spending on the line as Newfoundland and Labrador drifts in red ink

Public service layoffs and program cuts have already started as anxious workers wait for more bad news.

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February 8, 2013  

ThyssenKrupp cuts at least 2,000 jobs

Cuts part of drive to save company $675 million.