Province devotes 9.2% of revenues to interest payments, compared to California’s 2.8%.
Essays track how debt reached 49% of GDP and where it’s heading.
Obama and allies leverage the 20-year-old deal to sell benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Manufacturing shows gains in confidence, more hiring planned.
Third consecutive year of growth at 1.74 million units, up 10% since 2011.
Cancellations and project postponements means the upswing in mining and gas has peaked.
A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.
Global economy to grow modestly for the rest of the year.
Falling yen might concern prompt other governments to drive down their currencies.
The Bank of Canada is holding off on raising interest rates for awhile longer citing worsening global conditions and an uneven Canadian recovery.
Canada’s factories were humming in August, and US consumers were buying last month, strong indicators the North American recovery is alive and kicking.
The global economy may be a bit creaky but Canada is chugging along nicely thanks to its strong resource base and rising commodity prices, according to a report from RBC Economics.