Manufacturing sales point to growth in economy: analysts
Much of the growth came from price appreciation but volumes were up.
TD Bank first bank member of Canadian Cybersecurity Institute
Graduate students will work with TD technology teams to develop new ways to detect and deal with online threats.
Business coalition urges spanning minimum wage hike over five years
TD reports says $15 minimum wage could cost Ontario up to 90,000 jobs.
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.
Alberta economic downturn will be deeper than 2009: TD
Report estimates province’s economy will contract 6.5% this year.
No ‘plague’ of data breaches, solvency issues, fintech CEOs say
Canadians have been slow to adopt financial technology upstarts.
Feds headed for $150B in deficits over next 5 years: TD Bank
Bank projects Canada’s debt-to-GDP ratio will grow to 36.1% by 2020-21.
Boost workers’ skills, tweak EI to help workforce: report
C.D. Howe calls for national framework on EI eligibility and benefits.
Wholesale sales unchanged in July at $55.4B: StatsCan
Analysts expected a minimal gain of 0.7%.
Ontario spending itself into economic crisis
Had spending increases been held to the rate of economic growth, Ontario would have a $4 billion surplus today.
The pros and cons of the Bank of Canada’s interest rate cut
Cheaper access could come at a much higher cost down the road.
Oliver says its too early to say if Canada’s in recession
Federal finance minister says the country is well positioned to weather an economic battering.
TD’s chief economist to join C.D. Howe Institute
Craig Alexander will become the think-tank’s vice-president for economic analysis in September.
Innovation, technology increases training ROI
Report calls on more employers to consider the advantages of innovative “smart learning systems.”
TD trims Q1 economic outlook as low oil prices bite
Forecast falls 1.5% short of Bank of Canada prediction; bank expects pick-up in second half of year.
TD cuts economic forecast due to low oil
Bank predicts another interest rate cut.
Bad start to year limits Canadian growth to 2.2%: TD
US economic stumble caused by severe weather, inventory buildup and poor home sales are major factors, the bank says.
Weak loonie good for exporters, but bad for everything else in economy
Former StatsCan analyst says manufacturers have adapted to a stronger dollar and won’t gain as much from weaker loonie compared to the 1990s.
TD Bank raises Q3 outlook for economic growth
Bank expects Canada’s economy to grow at a pace of 2.3% in the July-September period.
Manufacturing sales down in April: Statistics Canada
Third drop in four months driven by aerospace and parts
Canada’s youth struggle to find jobs
Employment in the 15-24 grouping is still 250,000 below pre-recession jobs levels, according to a TD Bank economist.
Flaherty: Ontario has fundamental budgeting problems
Canada’s banks assure Flaherty budget balancing is do-able by 2015.
Slower growth, power shift to the West
Canadians are becoming more pessimistic about the economy and gains in living standards will slow as economic power shifts from east to west in the next decade.