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An Uptick in Economic Activity in January as Sectors Rebound

Canadian Economics    March 31, 2023

It is clear now that Canada’s economy is slowing. Real gross domestic product growth decelerated at the end of 2022 and will likely slow further before improving as the full effects of higher interest rates emerge.

Quick take  •  3-min read
Viktor Cicman

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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