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News Manufacturing Economy General
May 17, 2018  

Manufacturing sales point to growth in economy: analysts

Much of the growth came from price appreciation but volumes were up.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 12, 2015  

RBC cuts growth forecast; blames drop in oil prices

GDP to grow by 2.4% this year, down 0.3% from December’s forecast.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 9, 2015  

Tory MP apologizes for ‘offensive’ TWP reference

John Williamson fumbles as he tries to convey Canadian workers should get priority.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
March 6, 2015  

NA leads global heavy truck recovery

Scotiabank reports more surge of more than 70% over the past year.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy
January 27, 2015  

Wynne’s fiscal imprudence is reckless

In a study measuring fiscal performance, the Ontario Premier placed eighth.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 27, 2015  

Mulcair unveils tax relief for manufacturers

NDP plan to boost economy a sharp contrast to Harper government.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 22, 2015  

Is the US going to need ‘less’ Canadian oil?

Canadian Press Baloney Meter gives this an “a lot of baloney” rating.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 22, 2015  

Wynne among Canada’s worst fiscal managers

Fraser Institute performance analysis ranks former NL premier Dunderdale best.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 22, 2015  

Alberta tried economic diversification – and failed

Growth and public benefits are driven by low tax rates, a flexible labour market and attracting investment.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2015  

Canada tops G7 in ease of paying corporate taxes

We sit ninth overall out of 189 in worldwide ranking.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2015  

IMF cuts global growth forecasts for next two years

Says slowdowns in Europe, Japan, BRICS outweigh boost from cheap oil.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2015  

Manufacturing sales fall to $51.5B in November

Declines in motor vehicles, chemicals, primary metals and food.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2015  

Special interest groups erode Canada’s prosperity

Projects meet strident opposition from powerful special interest groups.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 19, 2015  

NL won’t participate in all trade agreements

Says Ottawa failed to honour commitment related to CETA deal.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 19, 2015  

Atlantic premiers meeting focuses on the economy

St. John’s, NL meting will also gauge impact of EI changes

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 19, 2015  

Is Ontario ready to be Canada’s economic engine?

Manufacturing is gearing up but the province’s industrial landscape will be different.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
January 16, 2015  

US factories lift production for fourth month

Appetite for cars, electronics and appliances to drive greater factory output.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 15, 2015  

NAFTA claims have cost Canada $150M since 1994

CCPA report finds 45% of investor-state dispute settlement claims were directed at Canada.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 15, 2015  

Another year of modest economic growth

Energy price crash will boost consumer-spending power.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General
January 14, 2015  

RBC braces for possibly prolonged low oil prices

Will be retesting energy-related loans at $45 a barrel.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 14, 2015  

World Bank forecasts lower global growth

Economic expansion forecast reduced to 3% from 3.4%.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 13, 2015  

Canada is in for a rude economic shock

It can’t compete with a restructured and more efficient US.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 17, 2014  

Manufacturing dips, oil rises, loonie advances

Sales drop reflects lower production of aerospace products and parts.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2014  

Ontario’s economy lurches from disaster to disaster

It’s now the largest federal total transfer recipient in Canada.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2014  

Energy prices slide, inflation in the EU dips

Down to 0.3% to November with 2.5% decline in energy costs.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2014  

Lower energy, metal prices mask 2015 export growth

Volume expected to grow 5% and stay at that level for several years.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 27, 2014  

Quebec exports will be strong in 2015: EDC

Strong economic forecast built on rising US demand, weak loonie.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 26, 2014  

Overhaul would make tax system fairer: C.D. Howe

A flat rate on investment income closes legal, taxation-avoiding tactics.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 26, 2014  

White House scuttling permanent business tax breaks

Among them are breaks for investments in equipment, R&D.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 26, 2014  

Harper’s infrastructure plan cuts surplus by $300M

Ottawa is now banking on a $1.6-billion for 2015-16.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 26, 2014  

OECD trims economic forecast for Canada

Predicts Bank of Canada rate hikes starting May 2015.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 20, 2014  

Survey raises fears of the recession in eurozone

Markits says purchasing managers’ index falls to 51.4.