Canadian Cities

Expectations Remain Weak in The West

There are seven CMAs with positive short- and long-term expectations this month. Short-term expectations for all the Western census metropolitan areas (CMAs) continue to be negative. All three British Columbia CMAs report negative expectations for both the short and long terms.

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October 26, 2020
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

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.