economy

Pedestrians walk past a Deloitte sign in downtown Ottawa on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Hiring marginalized workers could jump-start economy, boost incomes by $5K: Deloitte

The report, which looks to predict Canada’s economy in 2030, suggests that the country will need more workers

Pedestrians walk past a Deloitte sign in downtown Ottawa on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A woman walks past the Bank of Canada building, in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. The Bank of Canada will say this morning what it will do with its key interest rate at a time when there is very little economic drama for the first time in years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold but warns of ‘slow, choppy’ recovery

The bank says its key rate will stay at near-zero until economic slack is absorbed

A woman walks past the Bank of Canada building, in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. The Bank of Canada will say this morning what it will do with its key interest rate at a time when there is very little economic drama for the first time in years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canada’s economic optimism crippled by pandemic, Pew poll suggests

Canada’s economic optimism crippled by pandemic, Pew poll suggests

The Pew report documents an unsurprisingly dismal outlook for the world’s economic prospects

Canada’s economic optimism crippled by pandemic, Pew poll suggests
A worker installs parts on the production line at Chrysler’s plant, in Windsor, Ont., on January 18, 2011. Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit was $2.45 billion in July as both imports and exports continued to post strong gains, but remained below pre-pandemic levels. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins

Statistics Canada says merchandise trade deficit $2.45 billion in July

Motor vehicles and parts helped boost both imports and exports in July

A worker installs parts on the production line at Chrysler’s plant, in Windsor, Ont., on January 18, 2011. Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit was $2.45 billion in July as both imports and exports continued to post strong gains, but remained below pre-pandemic levels. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question as he speaks with media following an announcement in Brockville, Ont., Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau considered best to manage pandemic, revive economy, poll suggests

Poll suggests O’Toole is an unknown quantity for a majority of Canadians at this point

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question as he speaks with media following an announcement in Brockville, Ont., Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Statistics Canada will say today what the country’s inflation barometer read in July. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Inflation rate falls to 0.1 per cent as price growth slows, StatCan reports

Statistics Canada says air travel prices fell in July by 8.6 per cent

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Statistics Canada will say today what the country’s inflation barometer read in July. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says

Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says

Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says

Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says
The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world, in a July 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

Military tensions largely focused on South China Sea

  • Jul 27, 2020
The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world, in a July 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem will provide an economic update on July 15, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem will provide an economic update on July 15, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Statistics Canada says 953,000 jobs were created last month, in a July 10 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Statistics Canada says 953,000 jobs were created last month, in a July 10 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Imports fell 3.9 per cent in May to $35.3 billion, despite the partial reopening of the economy, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Imports fell 3.9 per cent in May to $35.3 billion, despite the partial reopening of the economy, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Statistics Canada says the national gross domestic product fell 11.6 per cent in April, in a June 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Statistics Canada says economy posted record 11.6 per cent plunge in April

Accommodation and food services sector dropped 42.4 per cent

Statistics Canada says the national gross domestic product fell 11.6 per cent in April, in a June 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector fell by a whopping 64.7 per cent in April, in a June 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector fell by a whopping 64.7 per cent in April, in a June 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau

Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau

Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau

Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau
Hundreds of millions of people around the world have lost their jobs due to the pandemic, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Virus pummels global economy, jobs – even without 2nd wave

7.2 million people infected worldwide

  • Jun 10, 2020
Hundreds of millions of people around the world have lost their jobs due to the pandemic, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to tell provinces that they will receive billions in federal funding, in a June 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to tell provinces that they will receive billions in federal funding, in a June 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Bank of Canada is maintaining its key interest rate at 0.25 per cent, in a June 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%

Pandemic impact on economies may have peaked

The Bank of Canada is maintaining its key interest rate at 0.25 per cent, in a June 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Statistics Canada releases first quarter report on the economy, in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Statistics Canada releases first quarter report on the economy, in a May 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $175 million for a Vancouver biotech company, AbCellera Biologics Inc., which has identified antibodies that could be used to create treatments or a vaccine, in an May 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Provinces set to ease restrictions Monday as death toll increases

Biotech company gets federal funding for COVID-19 research

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $175 million for a Vancouver biotech company, AbCellera Biologics Inc., which has identified antibodies that could be used to create treatments or a vaccine, in an May 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)