Canadian Cities

Metropolitan housing starts: July 2019

Expectations are mixed across the country. There are seven CMAs with both positive short- and long-term expectations and declines in seven other CMAs.

CBoC, Juy 8, 2019 | Blog

Employment in metropolitan area

Employment increased on a year-over-year basis in 28 of 33 CMAs, including in the six largest ones, led by Toronto and Vancouver. Montréal registered the weakest gain among the Big Six with employment advancing by 0.4 per cent year-over-year.

CBoC, Juy 8, 2019 | Blog

The data paint a positive story for most census metropolitan areas (CMA), with employment increasing on a year-over-year basis in 28 of 33 of them, including in the six largest ones, led by Edmonton and Vancouver.

Constantinos Bougas

Constantinos Bougas

Senior Economist

Metropolitan outlook 1: Regina—Spring 2019

After a disappointing performance in the third quarter of 2018, Canada’s economic growth stumbled further in the final quarter of 2018. The poor showing was broad-based, with consumer spending...

Alan Arcand, Robin Wiebe | Report

Metro housing starts: 2019 - Expectations are split across the country

There are six CMAs where expectations are positive for both the short and long terms. That is one fewer than last month.

Jane McIntyre | Report

Metropolitan outlook 1: Winnipeg—Spring 2019

Winnipeg’s economic growth of 1.9 per cent this year will be led by the non-residential construction sector, with support…

Alan Arcand & Constantinos Bougas, May 29, 2019 | Report

Metropolitan outlook 1: Victoria—Spring 2019

Victoria’s economy will grow by 2.0 per cent in 2019 as the services sector is supported by solid…

Alan Arcand & Christopher Heschl, May 29, 2019 | Report

Metropolitan outlook 1: Vancouver—Spring 2019

Real GDP in Vancouver will grow by 2.3 per cent this year, led by gains in professional, scientific, and technical services and in…

Alan Arcand, Christopher Heschl, May 29, 2019 | Report

Metropolitan outlook 1: Edmonton—Spring 2019

Edmonton’s economy will expand by 1.3 per cent in 2019, weighed down by the effects of the lack of major oil sands…

Alan Arcand & Jane McIntyre, May 91, 2019 | Report

Metropolitan outlook 1: Saskatoon—Spring 2019

Saskatoon’s real GDP will rise 2.3 per cent in 2019, supported by slower but still decent growth in manufacturing and…

Alan Arcand & Robin Wiebe, May 29, 2019 | Report

Metropolitan outlook 1: Calgary—Spring 2019

Weakness in the energy sector will continue to affect other areas of Calgary’s economy this year, limiting…

Alan Arcand & Jane McIntyre, May 29, 2019 | Report