News Government General
May 31, 2018  

Statistics Canada says the pace of economic growth slowed in first quarter

Economy grew at annualized pace of 1.3 per cent in Q1 2018, compared to 1.7 per cent in Q4 2017.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 1, 2017  

IMF warns about housing and household debt, urges more action by government

Further tightening of macroprudential and tax-based measures to mitigate speculative and investment activity should be considered.

News Construction Government Manufacturing General
May 25, 2016  

Ontario plans to spend $900M on social housing retrofits

Will cover energy-efficient windows, insulation, lighting and equipment.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Operations Production
July 9, 2015  

Canada’s wood sector on the rise

US housing recovery and lower loonie are leading growth, report says.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
April 30, 2015  

Non-permanent residents a major economic force: CIBC

Important and younger demographic influencing housing and consumer spending.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 31, 2014  

Strong US recovery best for ailing Canadian economy

Analysts say a 4% bounce-back in the US in Q2 is much better than expected.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
November 21, 2013  

Canadian housing market not a bubble: Poloz

Bank of Canada governor predicts a soft landing.

News Manufacturing Metals Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
May 9, 2013  

Industry profits edge up in April: Conference Board

Oil extraction prices rally thanks to a cold winter and lower US inventories

News Pulp & Paper General
May 9, 2013  

Forest products CEO collaborate for profit: PWC

Focusing on non-traditional business models for sustainability and growth: PWC.

News Construction Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
March 20, 2013  

Economy rallies in North America despite turbulence

BMO Harris Private Banking looks for a boost from housing.

News Business Operations
January 11, 2013  

Economic momentum softer than anticipated: BoC’s Macklem

Cautions Canadian’s indebtness and housing’s rising share of the economy are unsustainable.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Operations Sustainability
December 13, 2012  

Canadian economy to pick up speed in 2013: RBC

Resources rule, Alberta and Saskatchewan to lead.

News Automotive Forestry Manufacturing Metals Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
November 6, 2012  

Exports to grow 5% this year and 6% more in 2013: EDC

A 97-cent loonie in 2013 offers exporters a bit of a reprieve.

News General
November 1, 2012  

Canfor reopens mill in Radium Hot Springs

$38.5M upgrade to sawmill and new planer mill.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
September 19, 2012  

Manufacturing to boost growth in Ontario, Quebec cities

Conference Board of Canada says strong energy sector makes Calgary and Edmonton fastest growing cities.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
February 2, 2012  

Ottawa may extend forest products programs

Ottawa may extend programs designed to help the forest products industry innovate and adjust to challenges that have eliminated thousands of jobs.

News General
December 6, 2011  

Canfor shutters two BC sawmills

Canfor Corp. has decided to close two BC sawmills, idled following the collapse of the US residential housing market in 2008, but it is investing $300 million in other facilities.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy
October 17, 2011  

Fears of North American recession recede

Canada’s factories were humming in August, and US consumers were buying last month, strong indicators the North American recovery is alive and kicking.