StatsCan panel to advise on labour force survey
Expert panel to provide independent advice and guidance
Pressure is on Liberal vows with lower growth forecast
Bank of Canada forecasts 2% in 2016, down from 2.3%; 2.5% in 2017, down from 2.6%.
Loonie higher, B of C holds interest rates
Analysts expected it following a surprise quarter-point cut in January
Wynne to talk infrastructure ahead of premiers’ meeting
Ontario premier to propose a new partnership between federal and provincial governments.
Former Chinese economic planner gets life for bribery
Accused of receiving $5.9 million in from auto and petro companies.
APEC to work on China-backed trade deal
A response to a US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership that excludes China.
EDC says US recovery to power next global cycle
Good news for Canadian companies that will experience an immediate boon.
Being your own boss worth the stresses: CIBC poll
But a BMO survey of entrepreneurs reveals what keeps them up at night.
Canada one of the most economically free
Moves up to seventh from eighth, outranking the US: Fraser Institute.
Canadian workers living paycheque to paycheque
CPA survey says they’re falling further behind meeting retirement goals.
Recession seen as an endless drag on economy
Americans are more anxious about economy now than after 2008/09.
Alberta spending short-changes other priorities: study
Fraser Institute highlights a $41 billion splurge during fiscal 2005/06 to 2012/13.
IMF leader urges countries set a price on carbon emissions
Legarde warns countries can’t continue to ignore environmental costs of fossil fuels.
Foreign temp workers in Atlantic tripled since 2005
Reports identifies largest increases in fish plans, food service.
Climate change shapes Asia’s future
Governments face rising risks to food security, health and social order.
Weaker loonie hurts more than it helps: Fraser Institute
Commentary says it triggers higher domestic prices, plus higher importing and financing costs.
Exports to buoy Canada’s growth: RBC
Changing fortunes of the US economy and the loonie will act as catalysts.
Fraser Institute pans extended government stimulus
Deficits and debt the result of spending beyond the recession.
Global economy struggling to grow at 2.2%
Developed countries to show the worst performance at around 1%.
China orders production cuts in 19 industries
Aim is to redirect the economy despite slowing growth.
China manufacturing falls to 11-month low
Pressure is on Chinese leaders to reverse a deepening slowdown.
Harper promotes Canada’s energy prospects in NY: Critics take to the web
Federal government launches ad campaign in the US to promote regulatory approach to emissions.
Commodity prices rally in March: Scotiabank
But markets skittish following gold sell-off and softer Chinese GDP.
ASEAN makes progress on creating regional economic bloc
Stalls on South China Sea disputes; China stalls on code of conduct.
IMF chief calls for more focus on growth, less on trimming
Lagarde warns about the dangers of overemphasizing deficit reduction.
No rush to complete Canada-EU trade pact: Menzies
EU delegate says “don’t worry,” agreement will be concluded soon.
Economy will do better than current expectations: RBC
But the loonie will remain below parity for next two years.
Canada moves its economic ranking up to 6th place: Conference Board
But we’re still far behind on productivity and attracting global investment.
Industrial production across EU down by 0.4% in January
Eurozone currently stuck in a recession, recovery later this year.
US panel urges tighter screening of Chinese investment
Says they pose unfair competition to American firms.
Chinese manufacturing data fails to rally world markets
Looking for more stimulus with rare upcoming leadership change.
Clark declined offer for Northern Gateway meeting: Enbridge
BC premier wants a greater share of economic benefits from the pipeline.