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Conference Board of Canada Upgrades Canada’s Economic Growth Forecast

July 13, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Associate Director, National Forecast, Matthew Stewart offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“The Canadian economy has shifted into high gear, thanks ...

Bank of Canada Hikes Overnight Rate by Quarter Percentage Point

July 12, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“The Canadian economy no longer requires the rate cuts that were ...

Canada’s Job Engine Running at Full Throttle, But Wage Growth Still Missing

July 07, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“Canada delivered yet another month of strong job creation, adding to ...

Canada’s Trade Deficit Jumps in May

July 06, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“Improving global economic conditions are helping Canadian exports and net trade ...

Retailers Post Solid Sales Growth in April

June 22, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following insights on Canadian retail trade:

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“Retailers reported strong sales in April, which ...

Canadian Economy Sprints Out of the Starting Blocks in First Quarter

May 31, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“The Canadian economy sprinted out of the starting blocks in early ...

Bank of Canada Remains in ‘Wait-and-See’ Mode

May 24, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“The subdued pace of inflation and uncertainties stemming from global and ...

Canada's Labour Market Took a Pause in April

May 05, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Matthew Stewart offers the following perspectives/insights:

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“While the labour market took a pause, the economy has still generated an ...

Challenges and Implications Facing Canada as New Census Data Shows Seniors Now Outnumber Children

May 03, 2017

New Statistics Canada data shows that for the first time ever, seniors now outnumber children in Canada. The Conference Board of Canada has been sounding ...

Trump Calls For Large Scale Tax Cuts, But Can America Afford It?

April 26, 2017

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following perspectives:

President Trump proposed large scale tax cuts for businesses and individuals today. ...


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