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Insight Manufacturing Economy General
June 18, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
February 13, 2018  

Loonie down amid market turmoil, but not much further to fall

Economy’s reliance on commodity exports makes it vulnerable to shocks from abroad.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 24, 2017  

Canadian dollar hits 80 cent US mark, continuing recent climb

Loonie hasn’t closed above 80 cents US since June 30, 2015.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 28, 2016  

Aerospace scores highest profits since 2001: report

Conference Board forecasts sector profits will surpass $2.13 billion in 2020.

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 12, 2016  

Non-energy investment to boost manufacturing sector: CIBC

Low loonie to stimulate investment in machinery and equipment spending.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
April 4, 2016  

Firms report tangible benefits since oil, loonie plunge

BoC poll finds several manufacturers’ margins were boosted by products sold abroad.

News General
January 20, 2016  

Plunging loonie a boon for startups seeking capital

Collect revenue in US dollars but pay expenses in Canadian.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 13, 2016  

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.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 6, 2016  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 6, 2016  

Canada’s big banks predict rocky economy this year

Lower oil prices will continue to drag on performance.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2015  

More small businesses hurt by low loonie: CIBC

Only 19% reported a benefit from the lower dollar, 44% no impact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 23, 2015  

Five things to know about the Canadian economy

One billion dollar deficit thanks to plunging value of the loonie.

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
May 20, 2015  

Loonie, oil prices add to economic uncertainty: Bank of Canada

Poloz said he has his fingers crossed that the economy bounces back in Q2.

Feature Manufacturing Economy General Operations
May 6, 2015  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 5, 2015  

Loonie higher, B of C holds interest rates

Analysts expected it following a surprise quarter-point cut in January

News Construction Manufacturing Metals General Operations Production
February 27, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 30, 2015  

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.

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 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%.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 12, 2015  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 7, 2015  

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.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General
January 5, 2015  

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.

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.

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
September 18, 2014  

Rebuilding Canada’s exports will take a decade: CIBC

…and a lower loonie on a sustained basis to have a lasting impact.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 14, 2014  

Loonie advances ahead of employment data

Traders look to dismal eurozone growth over Ukraine fears.

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 Manufacturing General
June 3, 2014  

Loonie down: Manufacturing data mixed

Waiting for a rebound in the US economy

News Aerospace Automotive Energy Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Business Operations Economy General
April 30, 2014  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
April 29, 2014  

Western economic growth pulling farther away: StatsCan

Report suggests economic output improvement in 2013 was heavily slanted toward resource-rich regions.