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.
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.
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.
Canadian dollar hits 80 cent US mark, continuing recent climb
Loonie hasn’t closed above 80 cents US since June 30, 2015.
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%.
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.
Global economy to grow 3.5% this year: IMF
China’s resilience, rising commodity prices, and sturdy financial markets provide sunnier outlook.
Canada hits economic pothole in February, posts surprise trade deficit
Economists had expected another surplus – about $500 million.
Central bank poll senses modest investment pickup amid US unknowns
Findings suggest more Canadian firms surveyed are optimistic in areas such as sales growth.
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.
China sets 2017 growth target of ‘6.5% or higher’
Report says the target is in line with efforts to overhaul industry.
Wynne to chair Ontario-US economic committee
Group will focus on highlighting the province’s importance to the US as a trading partner.
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.
Ontario growth still slowing, but experts see change coming
2016 census suggests the population growth rate for Ontario is down 1.1% from 2011.
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%.