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Households increase use of debt

Resilience in the labour market coupled with the current degree of monetary stimulus has encouraged households to one again increase their use of credit. While this trend could translate into higher household consumption spending, the increase in financial vulnerabilities will be closely monitored by the Bank of Canada as it re-evaluates its current monetary policy stance.

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Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Canadian outlook economic forecast: Autumn 2019

After two-quarters of subpar growth, the Canadian economy posted a remarkable gain in the second quarter of 2019. While the headline number was noteworthy, the specific details in the report from Statistics Canada indicate that the performance was far less encouraging.

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Focus Area—Canadian Economics

The Future Is Social and Emotional

Demand for skilled employees is not new, but the skills considered “in demand” have evolved. While developing skills is a life long endeavour, the skills that Canadians learn through post-secondary training are key to workplace success. But demand for social and emotional skills (SES) is growing. Are we doing enough to prepare Canadians for the evolving workplace?

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Compen­sation Planning Outlook 2020

This benchmarking report provides the most up-to-date data, essential for any organization looking to secure the talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Based on the insights gleaned from hundreds of organizations who participated in the 2020 Compensation Planning Outlook Survey.

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