Trump assails Canadian tariffs, accuses people of smuggling US goods home
Tariffs slapped on cars and light trucks entering the US sparked major concern among MPs.
Auto tariffs would have long term chill on Canada’s economic output: TD
Would permanently scar investment, threaten up to 20% of Ontario’s manufacturing jobs.
Manufacturing sales up 0.5% at $53.7B in September
But economists predict the pace will slow from the red-hot pace it set in the first half of the year.
Deficit will be $5B higher than predicted: TD
Cumulative deficit is likely to be $16.5 billion higher than forecasted in the last budget over a five-year span.
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.
Tories kiss deficits goodbye, building fiscal arsenal for 2015 election
Opposition parties say the Tories are putting political interests ahead of Canada’s economic well-being.
Small biz more positive in January: CFIB
Manufacturing shows gains in confidence, more hiring planned.
Overregulation in crowdfunding will hurt Canadian startups, small biz
Canada must develop regulatory framework or it risks losing investments in the $3.25B global crowdfunding market, TD report says.
Auto production falling short amid cost competition from Mexico, US
Despite high sales, assembly plants in Canada aren’t growing the way they should be.
Small businesses less optimistic in September: CFIB
Business Barometer shows manufacturing slips a little but still confident.
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.
Bank of Canada expected to paint economy in darker hues
Canada’s banks say Mark Carney has some explaining to do.
Onshoring: production returns
What’s in it for Canada?
TD, CIBC reports warn Canadian oilpatch running out of pipeline capacity
Reports call pipeline expansion a “national priority”.
Shale gas boom saving US consumers billions: TD
New technologies have unlocked enormous natural gas supplies from rock formations across the US, keeping prices low.