Porter says IMF should look at the “other side of the balance sheet” which has kept pace or outgrown the size of the debt.
Bank report estimates a net reduction of between 0.7% and 1% over a five-year period in real GDP.
Well on the way to setting another annual record: BMO chief economist.
First monthly decline since September, manufacturing output slips.
Only 27% cite a benefit from a weaker dollar, 18% are worse off.
Could put more upward pressure on the dollar.
Still adding full-time jobs monthly despite economic concerns.
The threat of a global economic slump hasn’t cooled the confidence of Canadian private companies, according to global consulting company PwC’s insights survey; in fact, they’re hotter than ever for growth and expansion.