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News Manufacturing Economy General
November 14, 2019  

SMEs say trade is key to economic growth: FedEx survey

But 48% of respondents say variations in fees and tariffs have been a major challenge.

News Government Oil & Gas Economy
January 9, 2019  

Bank of Canada holds interest rate, views oil slump as temporary soft patch

The bank is now projecting growth to be just 1.7 per cent in 2019.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 30, 2017  

US economic growth upgraded to 3% rate in Q2

GDP grew at an annual rate of 3% in the April-June quarter, its best showing since a 3.2% gain in Q1 of 2015.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 24, 2017  

Canadian dollar hits 80 cent US mark, continuing recent climb

Loonie hasn’t closed above 80 cents US since June 30, 2015.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 24, 2017  

IMF says Canada will lead 2017 G7 economic growth

Monetary fund expects the Canadian economy to grow by 2.5% in 2017, up from an April projection of 1.9%.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
April 19, 2017  

Reasons to be optimistic: opportunities despite the uncertainties

The US economy is performing well, the loonie is fairly low and emerging markets appear to be strong.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 4, 2017  

Canada hits economic pothole in February, posts surprise trade deficit

Economists had expected another surplus โ€“ about $500 million.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
April 3, 2017  

Central bank poll senses modest investment pickup amid US unknowns

Findings suggest more Canadian firms surveyed are optimistic in areas such as sales growth.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
March 13, 2017  

Liberals close to decision on how to spend $800M earmarked for innovation

Money will be used to to support “innovation networks and clusters” to help budding companies scale up significantly.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 6, 2017  

China sets 2017 growth target of ‘6.5% or higher’

Report says the target is in line with efforts to overhaul industry.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 16, 2017  

Wynne to chair Ontario-US economic committee

Group will focus on highlighting the province’s importance to the US as a trading partner.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 8, 2017  

Ontario businesses are optimistic, but wary about provincial economic outlook

Chamber of Commer report says members are wary about a number of government initiatives and their impacts.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 8, 2017  

Ontario growth still slowing, but experts see change coming

2016 census suggests the population growth rate for Ontario is down 1.1% from 2011.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 16, 2017  

Canada must remain nimble as it braces for Trump

Proposed border adjustment tax on imports could force Canadian export to the US to drop by 9%.