The economic picture continues to darken for Canada. Low prices for oil and other commodities mean that growth is slipping into a “new normal” of 2 per cent growth at best. The low dollar is helping exporters, but it also means that imported goods and services are more expensive. Governments, both federal and provincial, are staring at several years of fiscal deficits.
At a time of uncertainty, join the Conference Board’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Glen Hodgson, for his expert interpretation of the latest economic numbers for Canada, its provinces, the United States, and the world.