Sad state of Canada’s economy can be remedied
Lower tax rates, with more capital investment, are crucial to increasing productivity, wages and living standards.
Loonie down amid market turmoil, but not much further to fall
Economy’s reliance on commodity exports makes it vulnerable to shocks from abroad.
Canadian dollar hits 80 cent US mark, continuing recent climb
Loonie hasn’t closed above 80 cents US since June 30, 2015.
Aerospace scores highest profits since 2001: report
Conference Board forecasts sector profits will surpass $2.13 billion in 2020.
Non-energy investment to boost manufacturing sector: CIBC
Low loonie to stimulate investment in machinery and equipment spending.
Firms report tangible benefits since oil, loonie plunge
BoC poll finds several manufacturers’ margins were boosted by products sold abroad.
Plunging loonie a boon for startups seeking capital
Collect revenue in US dollars but pay expenses in Canadian.
Morneau insists Liberal plan will grow economy despite falling loonie, oil
Finance minister hasn’t indicated whether the federal government will accelerate infrastructure spending to kickstart the economy.
Loonie dips below 71 cents US for first time since 2003
BMO economist says dollar could dip below $0.70 before it starts to recover.
Canada’s big banks predict rocky economy this year
Lower oil prices will continue to drag on performance.
More small businesses hurt by low loonie: CIBC
Only 19% reported a benefit from the lower dollar, 44% no impact.
Five things to know about the Canadian economy
One billion dollar deficit thanks to plunging value of the loonie.
Canada’s wood sector on the rise
US housing recovery and lower loonie are leading growth, report says.
Loonie, oil prices add to economic uncertainty: Bank of Canada
Poloz said he has his fingers crossed that the economy bounces back in Q2.
Dollar daze: hedge your bets against the high US dollar
An 80-plus-cent loonie is driving costs up for Canadian manufacturers, but there are ways to manage currency fluctuations.
Loonie higher, B of C holds interest rates
Analysts expected it following a surprise quarter-point cut in January
Canam sees less competition amid lower loonie, oilpatch slowdown
Profits surge 28% to $13.8 million on record sales as a result of growing demand for bridge and building construction in 2014.
Another central bank rate cut likely, CIBC says
Bank’s cheif economist anticipates exports “will be crushed” by the weakness in prices for oil and gas.
Is Ontario ready to be Canada’s economic engine?
Manufacturing is gearing up but the province’s industrial landscape will be different.
RBC braces for possibly prolonged low oil prices
Will be retesting energy-related loans at $45 a barrel.
World Bank forecasts lower global growth
Economic expansion forecast reduced to 3% from 3.4%.
BoC survey suggests manufacturers poised to invest more in 2015
Some companies expect the lower dollar to help them reclaim market share and increase competitiveness.
Falling oil prices will shift power balance among provinces, BMO economist says
Manufacturers and exporters should see a boost in demand thanks to growth in the US and a lower Canadian loonie.
Cheaper crude oil might actually benefit economy, RBC study says
Report warns struggling oil prices could stymie business investment in the important oil and gas sector.
Manufacturing dips, oil rises, loonie advances
Sales drop reflects lower production of aerospace products and parts.
Quebec exports will be strong in 2015: EDC
Strong economic forecast built on rising US demand, weak loonie.
Rebuilding Canada’s exports will take a decade: CIBC
…and a lower loonie on a sustained basis to have a lasting impact.
Loonie advances ahead of employment data
Traders look to dismal eurozone growth over Ukraine fears.
Strong US recovery best for ailing Canadian economy
Analysts say a 4% bounce-back in the US in Q2 is much better than expected.
Loonie down: Manufacturing data mixed
Waiting for a rebound in the US economy
Canada losing foreign market share, missing out on about $40B in exports: Poloz
Blames poor productivity, a stronger loonie, and the disappearance of about 9,000 exporting firms since the recession.
Western economic growth pulling farther away: StatsCan
Report suggests economic output improvement in 2013 was heavily slanted toward resource-rich regions.