Canadian Cities

Major Cities Insights: Pandemic reshapes economic picture for Canadian cities

Life in cities across the country has been brought to a standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the impacts are being felt across all cities and industries, some are being hit harder than others.

Online experience, July 20, 2020

Five Canadian cities most at risk due to COVID-19’s impact on the accommodation and food services sector

In the coming months, more than 1.3 million jobs in the accommodation and food services sector will be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada. This represents approximately 7 per cent of all Canadian jobs. However, the economic impact on the sector will be felt unevenly across the country because economic regions are specialized in different industries.

Blog, March 31, 2020

The metropolitan housing provides the recent trends in housing starts for 29 metropolitan areas and expectations for starts over both the short and long term. There are six census metropolitan areas (CMAs) with positive short- and long-term expectations.