canadian economy

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Scoring the economic performance of Canada’s last five prime ministers

The 2016-2019 period had the weakest economic performance of the five periods analyzed.


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National economy relies heavily on Toronto and Vancouver housing markets

B.C. has seen relatively low levels of capital investment in productivity-enhancing assets.


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Stimulus spending will likely harm Canadian economy—not help it

Stimulus spending can actually "crowd out" private economic activity.


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Trudeau government should cut strings on Ottawa’s ‘re-opening’ support

The Trudeau government plans to provide $14 billion in financial support for provincial governments across the country.


3:36PM
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Canada must tailor trade practises for post-COVID world

The Marshall Plan helped former foes and allies alike rebuild their economies after the Second World War.


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Media fuels Morneau’s state of denial

The economy grew at 0.9 per cent in the second quarter, not 3.7 per cent.


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The federal government expects the deficit in 2018-19 to reach $18.1 billion and grow next year to $19.6 billion.


10:34AM
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Wake up—Canada has a business investment crisis

The U.S. corporate tax rate is now significantly lower than Canada’s rate.


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Trudeau government must act now on trade, taxes as possible recession looms

Canada’s unemployment rate in August rose to six per cent with Ontario leading the way, losing about 80,000 jobs.


10:13AM
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The Canadian economy at the precipice

Household debt as a share of GDP is at a virtual all-time high.