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

Canadian Big Banks Move to Match Rate Hike

Headline: Big banks move to match Bank of Canada’s rate hike: Central bank notes ‘uncertainty about the future of NAFTA’ as it hikes rate for 3rd time since last summer.

Via: CBC News

BC consumers fearful of ability to pay bills if interest rates rise

Headline: B.C. consumers fearful of not being able to pay bills as interest rates expected to rise, says poll.
About 40 per cent of respondents say they are within $200 of financial crisis.

Via: CBC News