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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.