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.