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Latest Research

Travel Exclusive, May 2020: Summer travel intentions see dramatic decline

With the unprecedented shutdown in international travel, we saw a massive uptick in the share of respondents who plan to vacation within Canada this year.

Issue Briefing
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Real GDP plummets, but positive growth expected in the months ahead

As expected, real GDP plunged in the first quarter as measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 were implemented. Growth is projected to have continued its decline in April, with much of the country in lockdown.

Quick Take
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

COVID-19’s impact on mental health and returning to the workplace

Many changes and challenges have come about because of COVID-19. And while we are still discovering the considerable impact this virus can have on physical health, there is as much to learn about its impact on mental health—both in the short term as well as in the months and years to come.

Blog
Focus Area—Health

Retail sales plummet in March

Today’s Statistics Canada release showed that retail sales fell 10.0 per cent in March, marking their largest monthly decline on record. Clothing stores were the hardest hit.

Quick take
Focus Area—Canadian Economics