Insight Manufacturing Economy General
September 3, 2020  

How we can climb out of the pandemic hole

Two manufacturing groups offer recommendations for action.

News Government General
July 28, 2020  

RBC drops We Charity sponsorship and donations amid political scandal

RBC backing away from the charity comes after Virgin Atlantic Airways has already suspended its sponsorship of the embattled organization

News General
July 28, 2020  

RBC signs long-term renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement

RBC becomes first Canadian bank to sign Power Purchase Agreement

News Government General
July 2, 2020  

Canada’s five big banks join anti-hate advertising boycott of Facebook [UPDATED]

Scotiabank, RBC, CIBC, BMO and TD have pledged to stop purchasing ads on the site for the month.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Canada’s economic recovery needs a small business rebound

RBC releases a five-point plan to help small business pivot to a post-pandemic economy.

News Government General
June 4, 2020  

COVID-19 crisis has transformed higher education: RBC

More than 2 million college and university students moved to on-line learning since March.

News Manufacturing General
January 30, 2020  

BDO launches manufacturing roadshow with Industry 4.0 focus in Toronto

The morning event detailed how manufacturers can leverage technology to beef up their operations.

News Manufacturing General
January 14, 2020  

Manufacturing Roadshow 2020: Don’t get left behind

Company owners and senior executives will learn how Industry 4.0 and digital transformation will help them to stay competitive.

News Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
January 6, 2020  

Climate change, aging population major economic factors in 2020s

RBC report forecasts Canada will accelerate its transformation from natural resources to a services economy.

News Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

Human skills best way for workers to adjust to rise of the machines: study

Seeks national review of post-secondary programs to ensure more focus on foundational skills.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 13, 2016  

Some of Canada’s big banks back away from marijuana industry

Scotiabank, RBC say their decision to cancel existing relationships with marijuana-related business are the result of risk management procedures.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 5, 2016  

Canadian manufacturers’ outlook dims in June: RBC survey

Coincides with the suspension of oil sands production because of Alberta wildfires.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 1, 2016  

RBC PMI Index points to sustained manufacturing recovery

But purchasing managers reported growth of new orders slowed in May.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 11, 2016  

RBC cites low oil prices in lowering GDP forecast to 1.7%

Growth rooted by solid consumer spending, stronger exports and stimulus from the federal government.

News Manufacturing Economy General
December 8, 2015  

Stronger economic growth in 2016: RBC

Canadian forecast is 2.2% GDP with surging exports and less investment cuts in energy sector

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2015  

RBC Purchasing Managers’ Index continues decline

Weaker global conditions and ongoing spending cuts in the energy sector to blame.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 22, 2015  

RBC sees positive signs for economy

…despite ongoing weakness in Canada’s energy sector.

News Manufacturing General
August 5, 2015  

RBC’s July index shows manufacturing growth

Ontario shows the strongest improvement of four regions.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 3, 2015  

RBC’s June manufacturing index hits 2015 high

Alberta-BC region still weak, but Ontario benefits from rising exports.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 4, 2015  

Grim economic data rushes downgraded expectations

Weaker energy investment, drop in oil prices cuts OECD GDP forecast to 1.5%.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 1, 2015  

Manufacturing ‘bleak’, but Ont. a bright spot: RBC

Supply Chain Management Association cites a low Canadian dollar.

News Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2015  

RBC purchasing managers’ index contracts

February manufacturing reading the lowest in four years.

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 Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
January 5, 2015  

RBC manufacturing PMI hits three-month low

Manufacturing conditions continued to improve, but at a slower pace as output and new orders rise at weaker rates.

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 General Operations Production
December 18, 2014  

Mirus gets $1M EDC guarantee for Chinese factory acquisition

Facility will help company be more competitive in Asian market, it said.

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December 12, 2014  

Broader export demand to drive Canadian economy: RBC

Ontario tops provincial GDP growth ranking.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Energy Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Economy General
September 11, 2014  

Increased external demand will drive GDP growth: RBC

Improvements should motivate Canada’s businesses to increase their pace of investment and hiring, the bank says.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 2, 2014  

Manufacturing sector rebounds in June to highest level this year: RBC report

Numbers are in line with an improvement in economic growth to about a 2% pace during Q2.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 11, 2014  

Economic growth hinges on exports: RBC

Forecast based on US growth and growing demand for imports in the EU.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations General
June 2, 2014  

Warm weather fails to heat up cold manufacturing sector: RBC report

Manufacturing purchasing manager’s index slides to 52.2 in May, down from 52.9 in April.

News Metals General
April 9, 2014  

EDC leads $775M financing for Vale’s global expansion

Deal with Brazilian mining giant also involves RBC, CIBC, Scotiabank.