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Clean and Green but Not Very Lean: Our Analysis of the Federal Budget 2023

Canadian Economics    March 29, 2023

With the fiscal shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic fading into the background, the federal government is now repositioning itself to address some of the structural issues ahead.

Commentary  •  12-min read
CBoC Economics Team

Sprinting to Surplus: Our Analysis of the Ontario Budget 2023

Canadian Economics    March 24, 2023

Despite the Ontario budget having the highest price tag for any provincial budget ever, the province’s revenue windfall means it will be ahead of schedule getting to surplus.

Commentary  •  6-min read
CBoC Economics Team

Consumer Confidence Hits Its Highest Point in Nine Months

Canadian Economics    March 24, 2023

As inflation continues to trend downwards, the Bank of Canada decided to pause rate hikes in March. On the heels of this news, we have seen improvements in consumers’ outlooks for their current and future finances, as they see this as a chance to catch up on their debt burden, which has increased dramatically following the series of hikes.

Quick take  •  3-min read
Walter Bolduc

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