Albertans Deepest in Debt

Headline: ‘People are still having a very hard time’: Survey shows Albertans deepest in debt, despite highest incomes
Via: CBC News


Canadian economy facing deep-rooted problems as wages stagnate, household debt mounts

Headline: Canadian economy facing deep-rooted problems as wages stagnate, household debt mounts:
Wages are barely keeping up with the cost of living, business executives complain they can’t compete and households are carrying record levels of debt.

Via: Vancouver Sun

BOC progress report

Headline: Bank of Canada deputy governor’s “Progress Report on the Economy”.

Via: Bank of Canada


Poll shows optimism in economy falling

Headline: Optimism in the Canadian economy for the coming year falls: poll.

Via: CTV News

Canadian Economy One of Three at Most Risk

Headline: Canada’s economies amongst the three economies that are at most risk of the banking crisis. 

Via: Analyst of Finance

Is Canada’s Debt Too High?

Headline: Is Canadians’ soaring debt too high? Our government hasn’t a clue: While the household burden is at historic heights a ‘secret document’ reveals Ottawa has no way of knowing whether that’s too high.

Via: Financial Post

Canada’s household debt hits 1.8 Trillion

Headline: Canada’s household debt rises to $1.8 trillion, increasing risk to banking system.

Via: Toronto Star

Canadian Federal Budget 2018

Here’s a collection of stories regarding the federal budget released 27 March 2018.

Headline: Federal budget highlights: Twelve things you need to know:  From gender equality and parental leave, to research funding and small business tax reform, here are the key changes in the federal budget

via Globe and Mail

Headline: Federal budget 2018: Highlights of Bill Morneau’s ‘equality + growth’ budget.

via CBC News

Headline: Trudeau government reveals the 2018 federal budget.

via Global News

Headline: Five ways the federal budget may affect average Canadians: Smoking just got more expensive, housing hopefully will get cheaper and the tax hit for cannabis.

via Financial Post

Canadian January 2018 Employment Stats

Headline: Canadian economy lost 88,000 jobs in January: National jobless rate rises to 5.9 per cent.

Via: CBC News

IMF Raises Canadian Economy Outlook

Headline: IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global economic projections: Canada’s economy projected to grow 2.3% this year, up from an estimate of 2.1% in October.

Via: CBC News