Manufacturing sales point to growth in economy: analysts
Much of the growth came from price appreciation but volumes were up.
RBC cuts growth forecast; blames drop in oil prices
GDP to grow by 2.4% this year, down 0.3% from December’s forecast.
Tory MP apologizes for ‘offensive’ TWP reference
John Williamson fumbles as he tries to convey Canadian workers should get priority.
NA leads global heavy truck recovery
Scotiabank reports more surge of more than 70% over the past year.
Wynne’s fiscal imprudence is reckless
In a study measuring fiscal performance, the Ontario Premier placed eighth.
Mulcair unveils tax relief for manufacturers
NDP plan to boost economy a sharp contrast to Harper government.
Is the US going to need ‘less’ Canadian oil?
Canadian Press Baloney Meter gives this an “a lot of baloney” rating.
Wynne among Canada’s worst fiscal managers
Fraser Institute performance analysis ranks former NL premier Dunderdale best.
Alberta tried economic diversification – and failed
Growth and public benefits are driven by low tax rates, a flexible labour market and attracting investment.
Canada tops G7 in ease of paying corporate taxes
We sit ninth overall out of 189 in worldwide ranking.
IMF cuts global growth forecasts for next two years
Says slowdowns in Europe, Japan, BRICS outweigh boost from cheap oil.
Manufacturing sales fall to $51.5B in November
Declines in motor vehicles, chemicals, primary metals and food.
Special interest groups erode Canada’s prosperity
Projects meet strident opposition from powerful special interest groups.
NL won’t participate in all trade agreements
Says Ottawa failed to honour commitment related to CETA deal.
Atlantic premiers meeting focuses on the economy
St. John’s, NL meting will also gauge impact of EI changes