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Historic decline in Canadian living standards continues into 2024

Canada's per-person GDP—a broad measure of living standards—fell 0.2 per cent during the first quarter of 2024.

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Canadian living standards declining with no end in sight

The federal and provincial governments continue to borrow and spend.

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Reality check—Canadians remain mired in a recession

Canadian living standards are now lower than they were at the end of 2014.

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Canadians pay high price when governments lose common sense

From 2015 to 2022, Canada’s population increased by 3.3 million compared to only 1.6 million housing completions.

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Canada may avoid official ‘recession’ but comparative living standards continue to fall

While the Canadian economy recorded positive overall growth, per-person GDP actually declined.